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Grierson House

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0506 / 55°3'2"N

Longitude: -3.591 / 3°35'27"W

OS Eastings: 298450

OS Northings: 574053

OS Grid: NX984740

Mapcode National: GBR 3BC1.B9

Mapcode Global: WH5WQ.TB50

Plus Code: 9C7R3C25+6H

Entry Name: Grierson House

Listing Name: The Crichton, Grierson/Cairnsmore

Listing Date: 1 November 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338388

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6701

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Nith

Parish: Dumfries

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

James Flett, 1932 1934. 2 storey, symmetrical H plan villa with Art Deco detail. Bull faced red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Cill courses, lintel courses, cornice, tall parapet composed of metal balustrading between moulded ashlar pedestals, architraved windows.

W (GARDEN) ELEVATION: recessed centre block, glazed verandah with cast iron columns; 6 windows to 1st floor above. 3 bay advanced end returns. Paired windows to centre flanked by single windows; each bay framed by stylized pilasters; centre bay surmounted by moulded parapet.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: symmetrically disposed 8 bays at ground with 7 bays at 1st floor, some single windows and paired, architraved door to far left with 2 leaf door and fanlight. Mirror image to S side.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: recessed centre block with advanced wings. Symmetrically disposed elevations. 12 pane timber sash and case windows. Flat roof. Cast iron rainwater goods. Modern disabled ramps.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

Grierson House was built as an observation villa.

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