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Keirmill Village Old Manse and Gatepiers

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

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Latitude: 55.22 / 55°13'11"N

Longitude: -3.7907 / 3°47'26"W

OS Eastings: 286177

OS Northings: 593210

OS Grid: NX861932

Mapcode National: GBR 18Z2.3L

Mapcode Global: WH5VV.R224

Entry Name: Keirmill Village Old Manse and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342682

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10257

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Keir

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale

Parish: Keir

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Archibald Cleland contracting mason. Built 1777-8 (dated
1777, 1828, 1870, 1965 on modern door lintel), 2-storey 3-bay
former manse, built on slope, with basement to north east.
Rubble-built with ashlar dressings, all painted, with
contrasting margins. South west elevation: (rebuilt) central
doorway; 12-pane sashes; band course between floors;
cornice; blocking course; end stacks on ramped plinths;
piended and platform roof with graded slates. North east
elevation also 3 bays; 2 basement doors; single dormer with
finial and ornamental barge boards. Simple
gatepiers; curved quadrant walls with coping; all ashlar.
Outbuilding to south.

Statement of Interest

In 1828 the original wings were removed and an addition (now

removed) was made to the east possibly to plan by John

Smallwood, architect at Drumlanrig.

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