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Physgill House

A Category C Listed Building in Glasserton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7004 / 54°42'1"N

Longitude: -4.4407 / 4°26'26"W

OS Eastings: 242816

OS Northings: 536663

OS Grid: NX428366

Mapcode National: GBR HJD8.YDD

Mapcode Global: WH3VS.R3KY

Plus Code: 9C6QPH25+5P

Entry Name: Physgill House

Listing Name: Physgill House

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342534

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10127

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasserton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Glasserton

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Much altered mid-18th century house. Formerly enclosed on 3 sides by large early 19th century classical country house, latter demolished circa 1959, leaving original house in isolation.

Rectangular-plan, 3-storey and basement house, 2-storey 1959 addition to W, 2-storey piend-roofed pavilion to E survives from early 19th century house. All single light windows, sash and case with 12-pane glazing. S ELEVATION: painted rubble with rendered raised margins, 3-bays, gable over right bay.

N ELEVATION: 4 regular bays, rubble with polished red sandstone margins.E ELEVATION: part of early 19th century house, rubble with polished red sandstone angles and margins. Originally 2-storey now cut down to single storey. Single light window with pediment and architrave set in semi-circular panel. Piended roof.

W ELEVATION: 2-storey, 5-bay , harled 1959 wing, single light windows, sash and case with 12-pane glazing.

Slate roofs, end and axial stacks, end skews.

INTERIOR: little of the 18th century house survives, some doors and shutters to top floor.

Statement of Interest

Drawing of early 19th century house in NMRS.

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