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Keirmill Village Former School and Schoolhouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2192 / 55°13'9"N

Longitude: -3.7949 / 3°47'41"W

OS Eastings: 285907

OS Northings: 593132

OS Grid: NX859931

Mapcode National: GBR 18Y2.6W

Mapcode Global: WH5VV.P22Q

Entry Name: Keirmill Village Former School and Schoolhouse

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342637

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10227

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Keir

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Keir

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Built circa 1880. Former school and adjoining 2-storey
schoolhouse all arranged in H-plan with principal elevation
to west. Built of stugged and squared rubble with ashlar
dressings. School (to north) has large mullioned and
transomed gable windows (small porch with shelters adjoining
to north); schoolhouse has mostly bipartite windows, lean-to
porch in re-entrant angle with pointed-headed west-facing
doorway. Shaped skews with gabletted skewputts. Coped axial
stacks; slate roofs. Set behind coped, low, ashlar-built
boundary wall.

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