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Brooklands House and Walled Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkpatrick Durham, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0387 / 55°2'19"N

Longitude: -3.8604 / 3°51'37"W

OS Eastings: 281211

OS Northings: 573158

OS Grid: NX812731

Mapcode National: GBR 1BH5.1K

Mapcode Global: WH4VG.NMY3

Entry Name: Brooklands House and Walled Garden

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342586

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10176

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkpatrick Durham

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Kirkpatrick Durham

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house with rear wing later 19th century doubling size of earlier house.

ORIGINAL HOUSE: rubble with red sandstone window margins and rusticated quoins centre bay advanced. Late 19th-century boldly projecting square corniced single storey porch with fluted Doric portico. Double-leaf

panelled doors with egg and dart moulding. Ground floor windows tripartite with cornice, enlargements of late 19th-century. 1st floor windows single light with raised margins. All sash and case windows with small pane upper sashes and plate glass lower sashes.

E elevation with 2-bay early 19th-century part, late 19th-century wing with 2-storey canted window to right, steps to double-leaf partially glazed door at left with large astragalled fanlight, bracketted projecting porch/lintel.

Eaves cornice throughout, blocking course to N wing. Piended slate roofs, corniced axial stacks, octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: Good cantilevered stair with decorative cast-iron balusters with bas-relief medallions. Good cornice work throughout, especially to drawingroom with cherubic processional frieze. Shutters and panelled doors all

original.

WALLED GARDEN: Large walled garden to NE, garden wall rubble, partly brick-lined with flat sandstone coping. Lectern type sundial to centre with metal dial and gnomon on sandstone pedestal.

Statement of Interest

B group with Brooklands Lodge and Ornamental Walling.

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