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Camphill Village Community, Lotus House

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkgunzeon, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0018 / 55°0'6"N

Longitude: -3.7251 / 3°43'30"W

OS Eastings: 289755

OS Northings: 568828

OS Grid: NX897688

Mapcode National: GBR 2BFL.BS

Mapcode Global: WH5WV.RJCX

Entry Name: Camphill Village Community, Lotus House

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341969

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9675

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkgunzeon

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Kirkgunzeon

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Early 19th century double-pile house. 2 storeys, attic and
basement with flanking single storey and basement wings.
Symmetrical 3-bay entrance elevation; harled walls, raised
polished rusticated quoins and margins. Perron stair with
simple cast-iron balusters oversails basement to raised
ground floor entrance: Roman Doric pedimented porch; door
with glazed fanlight. Semi-circular small-pane window below
platt of perron stair. All single light sash windows with
12-pane glazing. Band course at eaves, moulded cornice.
Flanking wings additions of circa 1970 sympathetic in detail
and proportion. Slated roofs, skews. Corniced rusticated end
stacks. 2 piended dormers.
Rear elevation similarly detailed with some bipartite windows
to 1st floor. Sundial on later pedestal to basement.
INTERIOR: much woodwork and plasterwork restored or renewed;
some good resited early 19th century chimneypieces.

Statement of Interest

B group with Lotus Stables Cottages, Walled Garden, Garden

Garden Cottage, Barn and Kennels.

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