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Blackwood House Walled Gardens, Glasshouse and Folly

A Category B Listed Building in Lochar, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1663 / 55°9'58"N

Longitude: -3.7153 / 3°42'55"W

OS Eastings: 290826

OS Northings: 587118

OS Grid: NX908871

Mapcode National: GBR 28HP.FT

Mapcode Global: WH5W2.WDZS

Entry Name: Blackwood House Walled Gardens, Glasshouse and Folly

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342670

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10246

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Keir

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Lochar

Parish: Keir

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Extensive walled garden area to north and to east of house;
principal roughly-quadrangular enclosure adjoins house with
symmetrical glass house range on north wall, partly walled
enclosure to north with castellated former battery on bastion
at north corner. High rubble-built walls with ashlar coping.

Statement of Interest

Further garden enclosures on east bank of Nith in Closeburn

parish.

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