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Girthead Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2239 / 55°13'26"N

Longitude: -3.4023 / 3°24'8"W

OS Eastings: 310892

OS Northings: 593084

OS Grid: NY108930

Mapcode National: GBR 48P1.65

Mapcode Global: WH6WZ.QY1N

Entry Name: Girthead Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 February 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350606

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16793

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wamphray

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Parish: Wamphray

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Built in second half of 17th/early 18th century. 2-storey and
dormerless attic 3-bay house. Whitewashed rough-rendered
rubble with ashlar dressings with chamfered and contrasting
painted margins. Architraved doorway at E behind circa 1900
off-centre brick porch. SE corner rebuilt in 19th century.
Sash windows, mostly with small-paned glazing: single blocked
1st floor window to W, attic window in E gable end. Moulded
eaves cornice; skews and shaped skewputts over N gable;
rebuilt end stacks; roofed with small, uniform slates; stone
ridging. Lean-to abutting N gable added probably 1st half of
19th century.
Cobbled track approaches from E through tree-lined avenue.

Statement of Interest

Porch obscures blocked opening beside and moulded panel above

original doorway. Steading not including in listing.

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