History in Structure

South West Potting Shed, Walled Gardens, Raehills House

A Category B Listed Building in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 55.23 / 55°13'48"N

Longitude: -3.4682 / 3°28'5"W

OS Eastings: 306718

OS Northings: 593853

OS Grid: NY067938

Mapcode National: GBR 476Y.YZ

Mapcode Global: WH5VT.PSPY

Plus Code: 9C7R6GJJ+2P

Entry Name: South West Potting Shed, Walled Gardens, Raehills House

Listing Name: Raehills, Walled Garden, Gardener's House, Outbuildings and Sheds

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342217

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9883

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Raehills House, Walled Gardens, South West Potting Shed

ID on this website: 200342217

Location: Johnstone

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Parish: Johnstone

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Tagged with: Outbuilding

Find accommodation in


Perhaps by William Burn, circa 1834. Now a symmetrical

arrangement of 2 walled gardens (that to N late 19th/early

20th century) with central courtyard, latter bisected by high

linking wall, with basket archway, which abuts front wall of

single storey cottage at N and corresponding long range of

lean-to potting sheds opposite. Outer (W) court entrance

flanked by hoodmoulded and round-headed garden gateways and by ornamental circular "sentinel boxes"; conical-roofed and

circular possible fruit store at SE angle of inner court.

Main elevations of principal buildings red ashlar, remainder

mostly rubble-built; slate roofs.

COTTAGE: 3 bays, piended inner porch to court, in re-entrant

angle of dividing wall, is supported on single Doric column;

sash windows with vertical glazing pattern; end stacks; low

flanking wings, that to W concealed and treated as part of

walled garden, but with dummy slits; E wing has adjoining

recessed long range of sheds.

GARDEN WALLS: enclosures each with curved end walls furthest

from court; enclosure to S has high rubble-built walls, that

to N mostly brick walls with plain iron railings;

ashlar-walled smaller enclosure at S. nearest house.

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.