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Coshogle Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.326 / 55°19'33"N

Longitude: -3.7963 / 3°47'46"W

OS Eastings: 286128

OS Northings: 605014

OS Grid: NS861050

Mapcode National: GBR 16XV.XL

Mapcode Global: WH5V8.NDGD

Entry Name: Coshogle Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335047

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3880

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

Probably Walter Newall, architect, of single-storey 3-bay
farmhouse and large courtyard steading; circa 1830; house
raised to 2 storeys in 2nd half of 19th century. House:
(built above steep bank, at south west corner of steading)
built of whin rubble with contrasting ashlar dressings
(chamfered reveals at ground): south elevation: central
gabled porch (possibly added when house was raised); sash
windows (plate glass at ground, 12-pane glazing at 1st
floor); saw-toothed skews; corniced end stacks. Piended wide
rear wing has west-facing bipartite. Steading: (entered at
north west corner between corniced square gatepiers)
whitewashed rubble and ashlar dressings. Tall east range with
barn returns 4 bays along north range, with square loft
doorways, glazed and boarded loft windows, north-facing
swept-roofed rear banked cart entrance to loft (remainder of
north range is lower, with modern roof); slit ventilators at
north end of east range; low south and west ranges each
linked with house, cartshed in former, coped axial and end
stacks to latter.
Mostly roofed with graded slates, piended over steading;
axial roof ventilators to east and to south ranges, those in
former enlarged.
Courtyard partly cobbled, with central midden.

Statement of Interest

Category B for quality of steading. Attribution to Newall on

stylistic grounds.

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