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Baltersan Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Penninghame, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9223 / 54°55'20"N

Longitude: -4.4617 / 4°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 242335

OS Northings: 561397

OS Grid: NX423613

Mapcode National: GBR HHCP.M12

Mapcode Global: WH3TM.FJMV

Entry Name: Baltersan Farmhouse

Listing Date: 30 January 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353484

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19187

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Penninghame

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Penninghame

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century. 2-storey and basement, 3-bay farmhouse with later additions of porch, attic, and single storey and attic wing. Rubble, squared for dressings and with contrasting red sandstone ashlar margins; harled W elevation.

E ELEVATION: substantial, gabled, stone porch at centre with window and door on S return; strip fanlight. Windows in flanking baysd at ground and in each bay at 1st floor. 2 gabled dormers with side lights, in outer bays.

W ELEVATION: towards steading; stair window at centre, flanked to left by lean-to addition at ground and window to far outer left. Window to each floor of outer right bay and at 1st floor to outer left.

S ELEVATION: 2 basement lights breaking ground towards centre; ground floor window to outer left and 1st floor window at centre.

N ELEVATION: adjoining N gable with door to W elevation and windows to E. Later piend-roofed bipartite dormer to E.

12-pane sash and case windows. Grey slates. End stacks with sandstone ashlar dressings and polygonal cans. Ashlar coped skews. Ashlar ridge and ball finial to porch. Octagonal cans. Rubble retaining wall to S and W.

Statement of Interest

Baltersan Steading lies to W, and is listed separately.

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