History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Rousay With Sea Wall, 11 Main Street, Isle Of Whithorn

A Category C Listed Building in Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 54.7004 / 54°42'1"N

Longitude: -4.3637 / 4°21'49"W

OS Eastings: 247779

OS Northings: 536491

OS Grid: NX477364

Mapcode National: GBR HJL8.XKK

Mapcode Global: WH3VT.Y36Y

Plus Code: 9C6QPJ2P+4G

Entry Name: Rousay With Sea Wall, 11 Main Street, Isle Of Whithorn

Listing Name: Isle of Whithorn, Sea Breeze and Rosnay, with Sea Wall

Listing Date: 17 December 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353565

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19244

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Whithorn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Whithorn

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

Find accommodation in
Isle of Whithorn


Circa 1800, row of 2-storey houses with timber canted bays to front added later 19th century. Houses dramatically sited projecting into the harbour on a raised square plot with whitewashed castellated retaining sea wall.

Houses: painted rubble with 2-storey canted timber fronted bay windows flanking door. Rosnay with 4-pane sash and case windows, Sea Breeze with modern casement, plate glass windows.

Coped end stacks, sandstone ridge, good graded slate roofs. Rosnay with modern tiles to piended bay window roofs, Sea Breeze with slates and cast-iron finials.

Rear elevations sheer above water. Painted rubble, single windows flank central long stair light. Mixed glazing, some sash and case 12-pane, some modern.

Sea Wall: Long painted rubble wall with castellated top acts as retaining wall and garden walls to houses.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.