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Ardoch Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Durisdeer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3292 / 55°19'45"N

Longitude: -3.8318 / 3°49'54"W

OS Eastings: 283887

OS Northings: 605432

OS Grid: NS838054

Mapcode National: GBR 16PT.7F

Mapcode Global: WH5V8.39MX

Entry Name: Ardoch Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335067

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3895

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, detached tall east range with mill wheel, 2-storey
3-bay farmhouse incorporated at south. All rubble-built,
mostly with contrasting pink ashlar dressings - mostly
whitewashed at south and at west; graded slate roofs.
Steading: east range: barn at left with high winnowing door
and 2 tiers slit ventilators; 2-bay cartshed at right with
loft above; wheelhouse on east wall with iron overshot wheel,
privy above tail-race; brick lean-to at north. 3-bay stable,
also with loft, adjoins east gable of house; other ranges
single storey; north range with pink rubble coursers below
eaves, and tall modern haybarn built against courtyard
elevation. West range with louvered roof ventilators:
detached parallel range to west. Openings mostly boarded and
or glazed. House: central gabled porch to south and ground
floor bipartites inserted; narrow brick outshot to court.

Statement of Interest

Attribution to Newall on stylistic grounds. Category B for

quality of steading.

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