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Crairiepark Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3186 / 55°19'7"N

Longitude: -3.8159 / 3°48'57"W

OS Eastings: 284863

OS Northings: 604231

OS Grid: NS848042

Mapcode National: GBR 16SY.N7

Mapcode Global: WH5V8.CL40

Entry Name: Crairiepark Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335050

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3883

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; some
alterations by Charles Howitt, 1858. 2-storey 3-bay farmhouse
with wings, detached courtyard steading to north with
horsemill. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings;
whitewashed; roofs covered with graded slates. House:
originally T-plan, with low rear wing, latter raised and
recessed lower east wing added by Howitt. South elevation:
square central bull-faced ashlar porch added probably later
19th century; sash windows, plate glass at ground, 12-pane
glazing at 1st floor. Straight skews (later skews all
sawtoothed end stacks. Recessed wing extends east one bay,
low (?late 19th century) single bay wing beyond. Steading: 4
ranges built around narrow rectangular courtyard, latter
entered at south east corner. Large apsidal horsemill,
supported on square ashlar piers, at north end of tall west
range; barn door in north end wall of latter. South range has
3-bay stable with loft and low cartshed at east short east
range with piended wide 3-bay south end wall. Deep north
range with high roof and 2 tiers skylights/glazed roof
ventilators.

Statement of Interest

Attribution to Newall on Stylistic grounds.

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