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Farmhouse, Billies

A Category B Listed Building in Dee and Glenkens, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.8942 / 54°53'39"N

Longitude: -3.9904 / 3°59'25"W

OS Eastings: 272445

OS Northings: 557309

OS Grid: NX724573

Mapcode National: GBR 0CKV.WC

Mapcode Global: WH4W5.P70W

Plus Code: 9C6RV2V5+MR

Entry Name: Farmhouse, Billies

Listing Name: Billies Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342157

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9833

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200342157

Location: Kelton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Kelton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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Earlier 19th century. Ornamental picturesque gothick style

farmhouse. 2 storeys, 3-bay frontage with full-height gabled

wing to rear. Painted rubble with polished red sandstone


S elevation: 3-bay with advanced gabled centre bay flanked by

pinnacled buttresses. Central Tudor arched doorway flanked by

pointed arch sidelights, continuous hood moulds. Double-leaf

panelled doors, fanlight. Lancet to 1st with hood mould and

Y-tracery. To outer bays, square headed single light windows, hoodmoulded to ground floor. All sash and case with 4-pane


W flank has more elaborate Gothic glazing pattern (probably

indicating the original overall glazing scheme) with

bipartite Y-tracered sashes.

Piended slate roofs, deep overhanging eaves. Tall octagonal

individual cans, apex stack to gable. 2-storey flat-roofed

painted brick extension to NE.

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