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Park Cottage, Galloway House

A Category B Listed Building in Sorbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7855 / 54°47'7"N

Longitude: -4.3648 / 4°21'53"W

OS Eastings: 248029

OS Northings: 545964

OS Grid: NX480459

Mapcode National: GBR HJL1.WZP

Mapcode Global: WH3V7.XZP7

Plus Code: 9C6QQJPP+53

Entry Name: Park Cottage, Galloway House

Listing Name: Galloway House, Park Cottage

Listing Date: 30 January 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350702

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16880

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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Description

Dates 1848. 2-storey gabled cottage, asymmetrical elevations, 2 storeys. Bull-faced ashlar with rusticated sandstone quoins, all windows architraved and hood-moulded.

ENTRANCE ELEVATION: to W with double gable frontage, bay to right slightly advanced. To left, hood-moulded door to right tripartite window, bipartites to 1st.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay with 2 gabled bays to left, that to centre advanced with projecting single storey 6-light window. Tripartite window to left, otherwise all bipartites. All windows mulliones, most reglazed with modern plate glass with top hopper opening. To E panel with Galloway family crest and dated 1848. All steeply pitched slate roofs with overhanging timber eaves. Clustered tall moulded octagonal stacks, some with octagonal cans. To the N a small service court with high coped walls and lean-to buildings facing inwards.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Galloway House. Said to have been built for the chaplain to Galloway House. The chimney stacks are especially important to the picturesque appearance of this house. B group with Galloway House.

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