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Upper Kilroy (Or High Kilroy) Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Dunscore, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.131 / 55°7'51"N

Longitude: -3.6979 / 3°41'52"W

OS Eastings: 291842

OS Northings: 583163

OS Grid: NX918831

Mapcode National: GBR 29M3.6H

Mapcode Global: WH5W9.59CB

Entry Name: Upper Kilroy (Or High Kilroy) Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335392

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4164

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

Earlier 19th century. Single storey and attic 3-bay
farmhouse. East elevation: painted ashlar and margins
(remainder painted rubble); recessed central panelled door
with decorative fanlight; 12-pane sashes in outer bays. Base
course; eaves/lintel band; plain eaves cornice, 2 piended,
12-pane dormers; straight skews; corniced end stacks; roof
with graded slates. Recessed low, 2-bay wing to left.
Additional door on west wall.
Steading comprises 2 principal blocks; 3-bay, centre-doored
former farmhouse to south, with opening cut on east gable;
taller barn to west (parallel to present house) has slit
vents at lower level, triangular vents above; lower south wing
with roof vent. All painted rubble, corrugated or slated roofs.

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