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Latitude: 55.1374 / 55°8'14"N
Longitude: -3.6802 / 3°40'48"W
OS Eastings: 292987
OS Northings: 583850
OS Grid: NX929838
Mapcode National: GBR 29R1.15
Mapcode Global: WH5W9.F4RF
Entry Name: Ellisland Farmhouse and Steading
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335468
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4232
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Lochar
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Built 1788 for Robert Burns. Single storey farmhouse with steading. All painted rubble and dressings; house has painted margins. West elevation of house: 3 bays (central door now a window) with additional (blank) bay at right possibly an early 19th century addition; 4-pane sashes; corniced end stacks: door in re-entrant angle of rear (east) wing. Slate roofs, graded slates over rear wing. 2 parallel steading
ranges to west; north range has lofts at west end, 2 lintelled cart openings to courtyard, and loft door flanked by small square openings above; plain south range and nearby range set at right angles both with roof vents.
Pyramidal-roofed single storey square shed to north east set on slope above river bank, with door facing west, 2 windows and 2 basement dors facing south. Walled orchard to south of house.
Built for Robert Burns who lived at Ellisland 1788-1791. Some Burns relics are preserved inside the house. Presented to the nation in 1928.
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