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Latitude: 55.0015 / 55°0'5"N
Longitude: -3.7226 / 3°43'21"W
OS Eastings: 289910
OS Northings: 568791
OS Grid: NX899687
Mapcode National: GBR 2BFL.VX
Mapcode Global: WH5WV.SKH4
Entry Name: Camphill Village Community, Lotus House, Walled Garden, Garden Cottage and Stables Cottage, Barn and Kennels
Listing Date: 11 February 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 341964
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9671
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Mostly built first half of 19th century. Walled garden
incorporating Garden Cottage at E, stables E range (now
Stables Cottage) at W. Rubble-built with ashlar dressings;
GARDEN: unusual roughly keyholed-shaped plan, ashlar-coped
walls, enclosure entered on N and S walls; steps and
serpentine quadrants at E near Garden Cottage.
GARDEN COTTAGE: E facing; curved on plan, following line of
garden wall, main eaves level full-height of garden wall.
Single storey and attic; 3 bays. Central door with fanlight,
swept roofed dormer over; outer bays have gabled dormers with
cills breaking through eaves. Sash windows. Straight skews;
end stacks. Original flanking bays demolished; symmetrical
low wings to be added and rear elevation to be altered circa
1987 by A C Wolffe.
STABLES: 3 ranges built around courtyard; E range - now a
2-storey house, (W) elevation to court now much altered with
inserted tripartite windows, small-pane glazing pattern.
Detached ranges are parallel, and with piended roofs at E;
range to N (built of cherry-caulked rubble) a tall long barn
with slit ventilators at W and square-headed openings; range
to S (kennels) with plain N wall to court, bays with stone
piers full-length of S wall.
Technically also in New Abbey parish, Nithsdale district as the boundary runs N-S, bisecting Walled Garden. B Group with Lotus House.
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