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Stroquan House

A Category B Listed Building in Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1323 / 55°7'56"N

Longitude: -3.8163 / 3°48'58"W

OS Eastings: 284298

OS Northings: 583496

OS Grid: NX842834

Mapcode National: GBR 19S3.L0

Mapcode Global: WH5W7.B8YC

Entry Name: Stroquan House

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335387

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4159

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunscore

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Dunscore

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Original house a plain 2-storey rectangular-plan, built

second half of 18th century, full-height bow added circa 1800

at north end of principal east elevation; remodelled 1845

(dated) in style of Walter Newall with piend-roofed tall

3-storey rectangular tower added to south. Mostly

rubble-built with ashlar dressings; bow is rendered; 1845

work polished red ashlar. Basement at north. Tower:

bipartites to elevations, paired at east and linked by cills

or cornice; ground floor windows projecting, upper windows

architraved; remaining south-facing bay similarly treated.

Margined near-centre porch (also circa 1840) on east

elevation with consoled pediment above door; crest in square

panel on house above. Sash windows (mostly small-paned)

throughout; cornices; stacks mostly 1845 with corniced

octagonal flues; slate roofs. Twin-gabled west elevation.

Interior: some decorative ceiling and cornice plasterwork. Rectangular-plan shed to rear (west) has 2 vaulted basement compartments.

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