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Heather House, Drumlanrig Estate

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.2732 / 55°16'23"N

Longitude: -3.8132 / 3°48'47"W

OS Eastings: 284903

OS Northings: 599167

OS Grid: NX849991

Mapcode National: GBR 17TG.7J

Mapcode Global: WH5VG.DQFD

Plus Code: 9C7R75FP+7P

Entry Name: Heather House, Drumlanrig Estate

Listing Name: Drumlanrig Summerhouse to South West of Mansion

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335015

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3855

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durisdeer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Durisdeer

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Mid 19th century. Rustic timber-built octagonal summerhouse
with low-pitched conical slate roof swept over continuous
open verandah and supported on rustically braced tree trunks.
Walls faced with heather, arched openings (door faces roughly
north) protected by modern timber and netting frames.
Seats-faced with split branches - line inner and outer walls.
Inner walls and roof lined with moss in patterns including
Queensberry crest.

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