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Latitude: 55.1394 / 55°8'21"N
Longitude: -3.7675 / 3°46'3"W
OS Eastings: 287425
OS Northings: 584205
OS Grid: NX874842
Mapcode National: GBR 2940.4H
Mapcode Global: WH5W8.326X
Plus Code: 9C7R46QJ+PX
Entry Name: Drover's Toll And Tower House, Throughgate, Dunscore
Listing Name: Throughgate Macphail Drover's Toll Tower House R J Cessford (House and Veterinary Surgery)
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335391
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4163
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Tagged with: Tollhouse
Circa 1800. East-facing row in roughly symmetrical
arrangement, comprising single-storey, 3-bay cottage flanked
by narrow 2-storey houses, latter with boldly advanced and
bowed single bay fronts; altered; earlier 19th century
2-storey, 3-bay house (R J Cessford) adjoins at north. All
rubble-built and whitewashed with painted ashlar margins.
Main roof of cottage swept over modern shallow porch; porch
to flanking houses in either re-entrant angle (diagonally set
at south, altered and with forestair at north): bows have
19th century tripartites inserted (upper windows break
through eaves, with fish-scale-slated piended dormer heads);
raised basement to north bow with additional door. 3-bay
house has central door, Veterinary surgery in lean-to at
north gable. Sash windows; corniced stacks slate roofs.
Category C(S) only because of alterations.
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