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Carmont House, Crichton Royal Hospital, Bankend Road, Dumfries

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0469 / 55°2'48"N

Longitude: -3.5871 / 3°35'13"W

OS Eastings: 298695

OS Northings: 573637

OS Grid: NX986736

Mapcode National: GBR 3BD2.6M

Mapcode Global: WH5WQ.WD1V

Plus Code: 9C7R2CW7+Q5

Entry Name: Carmont House, Crichton Royal Hospital, Bankend Road, Dumfries

Listing Name: The Crichton, Carmont House

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338378

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6692

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Sydney Mitchell and Wilson, architects. Building 1900-04. Detached villa-type hospital block. Mostly 2 storeys, with symmetrical south elevation; other elevations asymmetrical; linked 3-storey block to north placed at east end of walled court; latter closed at west by single storey range. All built of snecked bullfaced red ashlar with polished dressings and channelled pilaster strips; some ground floor windows with keystoned lintels, band courses at some cill levels. South elevation: canted and blocked (with bipartites) linked by open timber verandah; latter 6 bays (including single masonry bay) with door behind, single windows above between pilaster strips. Low single storey range to east. 3-storey range: north-facing doorway; pilastered

doorcase and sidelights, with parapet; 2-storey canted window alongside; small lights at top floor. West elevation includes advanced inner bay with open pedimented gable and tripartites (Venetian window at 1st floor); 3-light stair window with stepped cills and small-paned windows opens into court. Eaves bands; corniced stacks; paired brackets support projecting eaves; slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Built as male infirmary (Rutherford house built for females).

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