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Latitude: 55.2396 / 55°14'22"N
Longitude: -3.776 / 3°46'33"W
OS Eastings: 287168
OS Northings: 595366
OS Grid: NX871953
Mapcode National: GBR 272V.9L
Mapcode Global: WH5VN.ZK1N
Entry Name: Holmhill House and Courtyard Blocks
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 351281
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17379
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid and Upper Nithsdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Built 1827-8. Some alterations. 2-storey 3-bay house with
pedimented lower flanking wings: courtyard ranges to rear
(north): house heightened by 3 masonry courses probably mid
19th century, wings originally symmetrical, east wing now 2
storeys (heightened sympathetically). Painted rubble and
ashlar dressings. South elevation: central square porch;
12-pane sashes; end stacks; shallow-pitched piended roof;
advanced wings each with single window in shallow recessed
round-arched panel. Low lean-to's to rear (courtyard) link
deep stair turret with wings.
Interior: front ground floor rooms both have good
chimneypieces; that to west Doric-columned, other with Vitruvian-scrolled frieze.
2 parallel single storey courtyard blocks with doors and
square-headed cart openings, single axial stack and roof
ventilators; block to west has dovecot in south gable,
wall-head dormer to west: rubble-built wall to north.
All roofs slated.
Sundial to south dated 1836.
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