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Throughgate Macphail Drover's Toll Tower House R J Cessford (House and Veterinary Surgery)

A Category C Listed Building in Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Throughgate Macphail Drover's Toll Tower House R J Cessford (House and Veterinary Surgery)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335391

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4163

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

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.

Statement of Interest

Category C(S) only because of alterations.

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