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Walled Garden, Dildawn House

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

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Latitude: 54.9131 / 54°54'47"N

Longitude: -3.986 / 3°59'9"W

OS Eastings: 272784

OS Northings: 559410

OS Grid: NX727594

Mapcode National: GBR 0CLM.TK

Mapcode Global: WH4VZ.RR2W

Plus Code: 9C6RW277+7H

Entry Name: Walled Garden, Dildawn House

Listing Name: Dildawn House and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342159

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9834

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200342159

Location: Kelton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Parish: Kelton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Dated 1813 on rainwater head; probably incorporating 18th
century house in NE. (Kitchen) wing, with additions and
alterations of 1852 by John Dobson, architect. 2-storey and
Rubble walling with 4-bay main elevation with central bays
shallow advanced; mid 19th century projecting single-storey
porch with pilasters at angles, projecting Roman Doric porch
to centre with balustrading.
All windows single light sashes mostly with 12-pane glazing
pattern; some ground floor windows with lower sash of plate
glass. Moulded eaves cornice, blocking course raised over
centre bay.
Garden front with central projecting 3-window bow. Single
storey projecting bay (later 19th century) to left with
tripartite window. All other windows single light, glazing as
To SW flank, full-height canted bay window (1852) with
cornice and blocking course. 2-storey L-plan wing to NE now
containing kitchens, but possibly part of earlier house.
INTERIOR: good later 19th century glazed vestibule door.
Mainly earlier-mid 19th century plasterwork and door cases.
One good late 19th century chimneypiece.
Coped rubble wall surrounds rectangular garden. Pair of
round-arched gateways with decorative corbelled castellated
parapet above.

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