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A Category B Listed Building in Mid and Upper Nithsdale, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.2033 / 55°12'12"N

Longitude: -3.7752 / 3°46'30"W

OS Eastings: 287117

OS Northings: 591336

OS Grid: NX871913

Mapcode National: GBR 2828.GK

Mapcode Global: WH5VV.ZGFW

Plus Code: 9C7R663F+8W

Entry Name: Porterstown

Listing Name: Porterstown Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342624

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10214

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200342624

Location: Keir

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Keir

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse. Painted
rubble and margins. East elevation: pilastered central door-
case, deeply recessed panelled door with splayed reveals,
small-paned rectangular fanlight; single plate-glass sash
above, other windows 12-pane sashes. Straight skews;
corniced end stacks; roofed with graded slates. Lower rear
wing (raised to 2 storeys later in century with forestair
on west gable) projects west from north and of house, single
storey range adjoining lean-to in re-entrant angle also an

Statement of Interest

Updated drawings in NMRS to show alterations at rear show

the house with a columned porch. Steading not included in


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