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Reiffer Park with Retaining Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7784 / 54°46'42"N

Longitude: -4.419 / 4°25'8"W

OS Eastings: 244515

OS Northings: 545297

OS Grid: NX445452

Mapcode National: GBR HJG2.GK8

Mapcode Global: WH3VF.25Z3

Entry Name: Reiffer Park with Retaining Walls

Listing Date: 25 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353569

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19247

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Whithorn

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Whithorn

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Early 19th century with respectful later additions and alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay house, with later 2-storey and single storey additions at rear. Rubble, heavily pointed, with contrasting red sandstone ashlar quoins and margins. Corniced, stone rectangular porch added later, and projecting at centre with window, door to left return, blank to right; windows flanking in outer bays and to each bay at 1st floor. 2-storey rear addition detailed sympathetically.

12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows. Overhanging eaves to piended roofs with widely spaced brackets. Coped ridge stacks flanking centre bay with decorative cans. Grey slates.

Retaining walls: rubble coped rubble walls.

Statement of Interest

Reiffer Park is marked on the NSA map of circa 1840, simply as "Park".

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