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Durhamhill House and Flanking Steadings

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0137 / 55°0'49"N

Longitude: -3.8919 / 3°53'30"W

OS Eastings: 279121

OS Northings: 570434

OS Grid: NX791704

Mapcode National: GBR 1B8G.6J

Mapcode Global: WH4VN.57ZR

Entry Name: Durhamhill House and Flanking Steadings

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341962

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9670

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkpatrick Durham

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Kirkpatrick Durham

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Circa 1820 built for Rev'd David Lamont. 3-storey, 3-bay symmetrical house; modern roughcast walling, rusticated quoins, polished raised margins. Roman-Doric columns support pediment over tripartite doorpiece.

All windows tripartite, 4-pane to ground and 1st floors, small-pane to 2nd.

Moulded eaves cornice.

Rear elevation sash and case windows with small-pane glazing.

Tall piended slate roofs.

FLANKING THE HOUSE: symmetrical detached single-storey and attic rubble-built steadings. Rusticated quoins, polished margins. Central tall round-arched cart entrance with oculus above flanked by doors; openings now mostly blocked. Steading to W linked to main house by curved coped painted rubble wall.

Statement of Interest

The village of Kirkpatrick-Durham was largely founded by Rev David Lamont circa 1785. Unusual for proportion of farmhouse and use of tripartite windows to all floors.

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