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Glen Trool Lodge

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0895 / 55°5'22"N

Longitude: -4.4979 / 4°29'52"W

OS Eastings: 240677

OS Northings: 580085

OS Grid: NX406800

Mapcode National: GBR 4G.PGN6

Mapcode Global: WH3ST.WB9M

Plus Code: 9C7Q3GQ2+RR

Entry Name: Glen Trool Lodge

Listing Name: Glen Trool Lodge

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350910

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17060

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Minnigaff

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Minnigaff

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Single storey and attic, asymmetrical, gabled former shooting lodge. Coursed granite; polished granite dressings. Raised margins, some chamfered at ground floor. Gabled dormerheads. Half-piend slate roofs to canted windows. Mainly 2-light windows. Boarded doors.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gabled porch to left, with door to N return and window to W; 3-light window at ground floor and dormerheaded window at 1st floor in flanking bays. Gable advanced to right; porch enlarged from canted window, with glazed half-piend roof to rectangular projection and shallow steps to 2-leaf door; single-light windows flanking to canted angles; window in gablehead. Gable further advanced to outer right; canted window at ground floor, bipartite to W; window in gablehead. Gabled outhouse advanced to outer left, with depressed-arched door to S return and single-light window to W.

S ELEVATION: gable advanced to right; canted window at ground floor, bipartite to S; window in gablehead. 3-light window at ground floor to left; dormerheaded window at 1st floor.

E ELEVATION: bipartite French window to left; dormerheaded window at 1st floor. Tall window flanking to right at ground floor. Gable advanced to right; rectangular window at ground floor, quadripartite to E; window in gablehead. Gable further advanced to outer right; 2-light window in gablehead; window to left at ground floor and door into modern passage addition to right, linked to single storey corrugated iron building to E.

N ELEVATION: twin-gabled, with adjoining lean-to at ground floor. Gable to left advanced, with dormerheaded window and modern screen wall adjoined to right to E return. Window in each gablehead. Window to E return of lean-to; lean-to slightly recessed to right, with door to left, ventilation holes flanking to right and modern window, enlarged from door, to right. Gable outhouse adjoined to right with blocked opening to N.

Diamond-pane glazing. Granite ridge diamond stacks. Graded grey slates.

Storage shed, with 3 doors, built into slope to N.

Statement of Interest

Glen Trool Lodge was built by Randolph, 9th Earl of Galloway. Glen Trool Lodge bears close similarities to Drannandow Farmhouse (see separate listing), and could have been designed by the same architect.

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