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Latitude: 54.7784 / 54°46'42"N
Longitude: -4.9819 / 4°58'54"W
OS Eastings: 208324
OS Northings: 546691
OS Grid: NX083466
Mapcode National: GBR GJ22.GRV
Mapcode Global: WH2T0.F5X3
Plus Code: 9C6QQ2H9+96
Entry Name: Schoolhouse, Clachanmore
Listing Name: Clachanmore Gallery, Former School and Schoolhouse, Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers, Gates and Ancillary Structures
Listing Date: 17 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350538
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16738
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Later 19th century. Single storey, 6-bay former schoolhouse with adjoining 2-storey schoolhouse. Whinstone; sandstone ashlar dressings. Base course; crowstepped gables.
SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central wallhead chimney; blank plaque within; flanking 2-light windows; advanced gabled porch to right; shouldered opening; timber door; 3-light window to gable to outer right; trefoil-headed louvred arch to gablehead; bipartite window at ground in gabled bay to outer left; shouldered opening to entrance to right; timber door; single window to gablehead.
NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2-bay. Central wall head chimney; single windows flanking.
SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Near-central gabled bay; single windows to ground and 1st floors; lean-to to left; porch to right; single window, timber and glass door at re-entrant angle; single window at 1st floor; single windows at ground and 1st floors to outer right.
3, 4- and 6-pane timber windows, windows to school pointed. Grey slate roof; ridge and wallhead coped chimneys; circular cans.
INTERIOR: timber floor, boarded panelling and decorative ceiling to school building.
BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS, GATES AND OUTHOUSES: Single storey, 3-bay outhouse to NE of site and smaller outhouses to SW of site. Coped rubble boundary walls to site; iron gatepiers and 2-leaf gates to schoolhouse entrance; single iron gate to NE of site.
Originally a school, Clachanmore became an art gallery, tea-room and studio in 1993. As noted by Groome in 1882, the school had an average attendance of 133 children.
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