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Drumlanrig Mains Offices, Sawmill and Workshops

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2818 / 55°16'54"N

Longitude: -3.8085 / 3°48'30"W

OS Eastings: 285224

OS Northings: 600120

OS Grid: NS852001

Mapcode National: GBR 17VC.8F

Mapcode Global: WH5VG.GHNR

Entry Name: Drumlanrig Mains Offices, Sawmill and Workshops

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335064

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3893

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

Earlier 19th century, with additions; alterations by J Laird

circa 1924. 2-storey house at south east corner of extensive sawmill/workshop complex. All stugged and snecked rubble with

ashlar dressings; roofed with graded slates.

House (now estate office): asymmetrical 3-bay design in the

manner of William Burn hood-moulded mullioned windows with

lying-pane glazing; east elevation has advanced gable left,

gabled porch in re-entrant angle; axial stacks with octagonal

flues. South elevation also 3 (2 + 1) bays.

Sawmill/workshops: some alterations and additions;

single-storey with lofts; principal courtyard linked with

house, lesser courtyard to west (these linked via pend).

Long north range (sawmill) has gabled wide wheel house beside

2 large windows at west end of otherwise blank north

elevation; high wall with square gatepiers links (raised)

east gable of latter range with house. South range

(workshop) has long, 13-bay south elevation, gate to lesser

court at west gable, (altered) gatehouse at west end.

Timber-stores open to courtyard with most roofs supported on

cast-iron columns; segmental cart arches to some gables;

small-paned glazing throughout. Coped apex stacks.

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