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Latitude: 54.7914 / 54°47'28"N
Longitude: -4.4288 / 4°25'43"W
OS Eastings: 243934
OS Northings: 546757
OS Grid: NX439467
Mapcode National: GBR HJF1.J1L
Mapcode Global: WH3V6.YT6R
Plus Code: 9C6QQHRC+GF
Entry Name: St John's Croft, 5 St John's, Sorbie
Listing Name: Sorbie, 5 St John's, St John's Croft
Listing Date: 31 August 1992
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353482
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19185
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house and adjoining single storey outbuilding (former cottage?). Painted rubble and ashlar dressings, base course, raised margins.
N (ROAD) ELEVATION: long elevation with widely spaced bays; door at centre (letterbox fanlight) flanked by windows and regular fenestration at 1st floor under eaves.
S ELEVATION: single storey additions in L-plan form; lean-to across elevation advancing in gabled later projection to right. Former stair window part blocked by additions but apparent at centre.
1st floor window on end gable to E, to left. 12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Modern glazing to rear. Rubberoid tiles. Broad end stacks. Single storey row with 2 doors, 1 window and suggestions of blocked former windows to N. Blank gable to W and further openings to S. Corrugated sheet metal roofing.
Listed for the retention of traditional 19th century form and prominent position to E of Sorbie.