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Chapel Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3304 / 55°19'49"N

Longitude: -3.766 / 3°45'57"W

OS Eastings: 288064

OS Northings: 605454

OS Grid: NS880054

Mapcode National: GBR 264T.G1

Mapcode Global: WH5V9.39Y0

Entry Name: Chapel Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335033

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3869

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Durisdeer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Durisdeer

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Architect Probably Walter Newall, circa 1830. Courtyard
steading with farmhouse incorporated at west end of south
range. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings; painted;
roofed with graded slates.
Farmhouse: originally a single storey 3-bay cottage enlarged
probably by Charles Howitt circa 1860 with south wing built
against west most bay, porch in re-entrant angle, and walls
heightened with saw-toothed skews. Sash windows with lying
pane glazing. End stacks. Steading: tall north range with
barn cartshed, 3-bay stable and glazed loft openings. Other
ranges all single storey; west and south ranges adjoin house,
haybarn built against west wall of former, cart opening at east
end of latter. East range has openings mostly blocked. Detached
small shed within courtyard beside house. Cobbled courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Attribution to Newall and to Howitt on stylistic grounds.

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