History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Boreland Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcowan, 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 »

Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8924 / 54°53'32"N

Longitude: -4.5706 / 4°34'14"W

OS Eastings: 235234

OS Northings: 558320

OS Grid: NX352583

Mapcode National: GBR HH2S.C4J

Mapcode Global: WH3TR.R9Q8

Entry Name: Boreland Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342474

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10075

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcowan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Kirkcowan

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

Find accommodation in
Carslae

Description

Earlier-mid 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay symmetrical double-bow fronted house. Unusual plan with central flue-bearing spine wall, square ground plan. Painted rubble walling, exposed granite angle and window margins; bull-faced to ground, smooth to 1st. Central doorway with smooth cavetto reveals, panelled door with fanlight. Single window above. Flanking centre bay bowed bays with single windows. All windows single light, sash and case with 4-pane glazing, except 1st floor to front and 1 at ground floor to rear unauthorised uPVC replacements and doors to rear. Finely dressed granite band over ground and at eaves, piended slate roofs with tall wide central stack with 9 octagonal cans. To rear, one and a half storey gabled wing, painted rubble with granite quoins, slate roofs, tall granite stack.

Statement of Interest

Unusual in plan and elevation for this part of Wigtownshire.

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.