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Port House, 5 Main Street, New Abbey

A Category B Listed Building in New Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9799 / 54°58'47"N

Longitude: -3.6213 / 3°37'16"W

OS Eastings: 296336

OS Northings: 566233

OS Grid: NX963662

Mapcode National: GBR 3B4V.SN

Mapcode Global: WH5X3.B3T5

Plus Code: 9C6RX9HH+XF

Entry Name: Port House, 5 Main Street, New Abbey

Listing Name: New Abbey Village 5 Main Street Port House

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351214

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17319

Building Class: Cultural

Location: New Abbey

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Abbey

Parish: New Abbey

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Probably late 16th/17th century, but heightened late in 18th
or in first quarter of 19th century, and openings altered.
2-storey 3-bay house with inner openings asymmetrically
arranged, 1st floor windows heightened, and cills raised.
North west elevation: inner 1st floor window not placed
directly above door; enlarged outer openings have sash
windows with 12-pane glazing pattern. Straight skews;
rubble-built and corniced end stacks with thatching stones.
2 skylights. Roofed with graded slates. Recessed low wing
adjoins south west gable; outbuilding adjoins eastern angle.

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