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Cleuchead House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0222 / 55°1'19"N

Longitude: -3.2647 / 3°15'52"W

OS Eastings: 319243

OS Northings: 570466

OS Grid: NY192704

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNC.0H

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.T1L8

Entry Name: Cleuchead House

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342441

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10044

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Hoddom

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Parish: Hoddom

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Style of Walter Newall, circa 1840. Single storey small

country villa with classical details and lying-pane glazing.

Roughly rectangular-plan (complex roof-plan) with plain

L-plan offices to N. Stugged ashlar, some polished dressings

(offices rubble-built), sash windows in full-height shallow

projecting bays with aprons and timber mullions. S and E

elevations both essentially 3 bays with central bay advanced

and pedimented: E elevation with plain central doorpiece (deeply-recessed panelled and glazed door); 2 further wide

bays recessed to right: to S, a canted central window.

Stone box cornice doubles as gutter; axial stacks (paired

diamond flues); piended roofs, covered with graded slates

and with concealed cupola over hall. Narrow service court

recessed on N flank now roofed over. Offices built around

walled and cobbled courtyard and include kennels and

converted cottage.

INTERIOR: unusual plan with corridors in a U-plan

arrangement; moulded cornices; panelled doors in reeded

architraves.

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