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United Free Church Manse, Gruesey

A Category B Listed Building in Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7972 / 54°47'49"N

Longitude: -4.9622 / 4°57'43"W

OS Eastings: 209680

OS Northings: 548720

OS Grid: NX096487

Mapcode National: GBR GJ30.ZSH

Mapcode Global: WH2ST.RP89

Plus Code: 9C6QQ2WQ+V4

Entry Name: United Free Church Manse, Gruesey

Listing Name: Gruesey, Former United Free Manse, Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350512

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16717

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stoneykirk

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins

Parish: Stoneykirk

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

1844-6, extended in 1889 by Richard Park. 2-storey, 3-bay former manse with flanking single storey wings. Whitewashed rubble and render. Margins to openings.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central doorway; recessed timber door; letterbox fanlight; single window aligned above at 1st floor; regular fenestration to flanking bays; single windows to single storey wings.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3 single windows at ground floor, 2 single windows at 1st floor. Opening at re-entrant angle to single storey wing.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: single casement window to ground and 1st floors.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: doorway to ground floor; 2 windows to 1st floor.

4- and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof; stone skews; gablehead stacks; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen 1999.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: low rubble wall enclosing site; circular-plan gatepiers to S.

Statement of Interest

A good example of mid-19th century manse. The remains of the United Free church stands to W of the house.

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