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Terregles Estate Former Stables

A Category A Listed Building in Terregles, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0816 / 55°4'53"N

Longitude: -3.6752 / 3°40'30"W

OS Eastings: 293155

OS Northings: 577637

OS Grid: NX931776

Mapcode National: GBR 29SP.35

Mapcode Global: WH5WH.JJ3P

Entry Name: Terregles Estate Former Stables

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351085

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17208

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Terregles

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Terregles

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Architect probably Sir Robert Smirke, circa 1831. Stables,
single storey with lofts, built around large quadrangular
courtyard; fine Classical east range, with round-arched
central pend, built of polished red ashlar (remainder
rubble-built). East elevation: 7 bays, articulated by
advanced central and outer bays with paired and clasping
pilasters supporting continuous entablature; barrel-vaulted
pend with pilastered jambs and lion keystone; architraved
12-pane sash windows pedimented or corniced: pedimented
flanks. Other ranges lower, that to north with ridge
ventilator: rear courtyard entrance to west. Segmental-arched
cart openings (some blocked) and square-headed doors and
windows to courtyard. Slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Smirke is known to have done work at Terregles in 1831 (NMRS

index presumably the west porch and rear wing, which were in

a manner similar to this.

Terregles House now demolished.

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