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Hillhead Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Troqueer, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.035 / 55°2'6"N

Longitude: -3.6755 / 3°40'31"W

OS Eastings: 293012

OS Northings: 572448

OS Grid: NX930724

Mapcode National: GBR 2BS6.1W

Mapcode Global: WH5WP.HPZY

Entry Name: Hillhead Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 26 June 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351079

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17202

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Troqueer

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Troqueer

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Late 18th/early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse
with steading adjoining east gable. North-facing, and built
of whitewashed rubble with painted ashlar margins. House:
(sunk basement at west) gabled central (brick) porch not
original; single windows with sashes, 12-pane glazing at
ground, mostly 6-pane glazing to square 1st floor windows,
and timber dormer heads; straight skews; corniced end
stacks. Steading: 2 single-storey, 3-bay units; byre/shed
(2 doors and window) adjoins house; taller barn beyond with
single loft window above single square-headed cartway.
Mill gearing survives on east gable. Slate roofs.

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