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Craigenputtock

A Category B Listed Building in Mid and Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1204 / 55°7'13"N

Longitude: -3.9282 / 3°55'41"W

OS Eastings: 277128

OS Northings: 582363

OS Grid: NX771823

Mapcode National: GBR 1907.C9

Mapcode Global: WH4V1.MKNH

Entry Name: Craigenputtock

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335490

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4250

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunscore

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay farmhouse with small courtyard steading to rear (west). All rubble-built and whitewashed, house with contrasting painted ashlar margins.

House: east elevation: central panelled door with fanlight behind shallow (ashlar) corniced open porch; sash windows with 12-pane glazing. Straight skews; corniced end stacks; roofed with graded slates. Low rear wing to courtyard.

Steading: some altered/inserted openings; small L-plan range (built in 2 phases) closes court to south and to west;detached long range at north partly on boulder base.

Statement of Interest

Occupied by Thomas Carlyle (whose wife's family owned Craigenputtock) 1828-34.

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