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Home Farm, Galloway House

A Category B Listed Building in Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.7812 / 54°46'52"N

Longitude: -4.3693 / 4°22'9"W

OS Eastings: 247722

OS Northings: 545499

OS Grid: NX477454

Mapcode National: GBR HJL2.7BH

Mapcode Global: WH3VF.V2KZ

Plus Code: 9C6QQJJJ+F7

Entry Name: Home Farm, Galloway House

Listing Name: Garlieston, Home Farm

Listing Date: 30 January 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350693

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16871

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Sorbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Sorbie

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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circa 1808, with later additions and alterations. Quadrangular stable court with farm offices and kennels. Rubble whinstone, squared for margins, and with some sandstone ashlar dressings; some cement margins. E (CARRIAGE) RANGE: originally with 8 segmental carriage arches to courtyard elevation with hayloft above' hayloft converted to residential in late 19th century by raising windows with gabled dormerheads; 2-leaf doors to arches, some deep-set. 1 carriage arch now blocked with door and window. Openings to outer elevation altered to include 1st floor door with gabled dormerhead and metal forestair, 1 modern window.

S (OFFICE/ACCOMMODATION) RANGE: 2-storey; harled outer elevation; basket-arched pend to E, in taller 2-storey bay breaking eaves, reveals chamfered to courtyard side, mitred to square at impost level; winndow above on each elevation and clock panel to courtyard (Roman numerals). Stone mounting block flanking pend on N elevation. Doors and windows at ground to both elevations, raised with dormerheads at 1st floor.

W (STABLE) RANGE: tall single storey; windows enlarged. Stable divisions on interior, currently used for storage. N RANGE: 2-storey, open to E. Partly converted at ground to residential, with former hayloft windows above on courtyard elevation. Large machinery door to N (sliding door), former machinery door blocked and further hayloft windows.

KENNELS: square plan court to outer SE corner, comprised of ashlar coped, low rubble wall, with metal fence above and cast-iron, ball-finialled posts. Currently overgrown. Kennel interior not seen (1989). FUELLING SHELTER: at centre of courtyard, probably 19th century. Rectangular plan, piend-roofed shelter with cast-iron co,umns, timber beams and open on all sides. Fuel tanks in situ, with flagstone surround. Variety of glazing patterns, largely 4-pane in sash and case form. Lead flashings to grey slated piend roofs. Exposed timber and barge boards to dormerheads. Tall stone, wallhead stacks; small ridge stacks.

Statement of Interest

sited to N of Galloway House. B Group with Galloway House. Bell (formerly bracketted on S elevation) now in storage. The farm formerly hosed the stables, gun room, grooms house and slaughterhouse to Galloway House.

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