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Barwhillanty

A Category B Listed Building in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0134 / 55°0'48"N

Longitude: -3.9994 / 3°59'57"W

OS Eastings: 272246

OS Northings: 570587

OS Grid: NX722705

Mapcode National: GBR 0BHG.YM

Mapcode Global: WH4VL.J8R0

Entry Name: Barwhillanty

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350945

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17091

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Parton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Parton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

A Thomson, Eanan Brewery architect plans dated 1886-7.
Asymmetrical picturesque country villa with considerable
20th-century demolition of rear (service) wings, but with
unexpectedly lavish interior. 2-storeys and attic, coursed
rubble walling, polished sandstone dressings.
Windows mainly bi-or tripartite single light to attic. All
sash and case with plate glass glazing.
Entrance elevation: to centre shallow projecting 3-storey
square tower, timber gabled porch, corbelled eaves cornice,
steep facetted slate roof. To right, gabled bay with square
projecting 2-storey window. To left single storey projecting
square window to ground, blind 1st floor with deeply
overhanging eaves and steeply pitched roofs.
Garden elevation: long asymmetrical front with gabled bay to
left; good timber and glass conservatory to right; modern
hexagonal glazed projection to far right containing
swimming-pool.
Rear elevation: M and trucated mansard roofed projecting
wings, formerly providing service courtyard, this now reduced
to single storey.
Tall corniced stacks with octagonal cans, slate roofs.
Decorative barley-sugar twist cast-iron downpipes.
Interior: very high quality carved chimneypieces to drawing
and dining rooms, built-in display cupboards. Elaborate dado
panelling of papier-mache to resemble plasterwork. Good
strapwork ceiling to drawing room. Good panelled doors
throughout with intricate brass door furniture.

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