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Tonderghie House

A Category A Listed Building in Whithorn, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.6919 / 54°41'30"N

Longitude: -4.4171 / 4°25'1"W

OS Eastings: 244305

OS Northings: 535670

OS Grid: NX443356

Mapcode National: GBR HJG9.PF9

Mapcode Global: WH3VT.3BWF

Plus Code: 9C6QMHRM+Q4

Entry Name: Tonderghie House

Listing Name: Tonderghie House

Listing Date: 20 July 1972

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353570

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19248

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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Mid 18th century. Symmetrical 2-storey, attic and basement house with flanking single storey pavilions linked by quadrant corridors. Harled walling, raised painted margins and angles.

N elevation: steps with wrought-iron handrail over basement to margined doorway, panelled door with fanlight. Flanking door, single light windows. 3 single light windows to 1st of smaller dimensions. All sash and case with 12-pane glazing. Eaves cornice, pair of gabled timber later 19th century dormers.

S elevation: all single light windows. To centre 20th century addition; projecting harled full-heigtht bay, brick built, piended slate roof. Both elevations with moulded eaves cornice, end skews with skewputts. Tall coped end stacks with thackstanes, sandstone ridge, good graded slate roofs.

Pavilions: curving quadrant corridors with moulded eaves cornice and single basememt windows to single storey gabled pavilions, original 3-bay fronts, some alterations especially to rear elevations. Single windows with painted margins, end skews, end coped stacks, good graded slate roofs. Rear of E pavilion with large vehicle entrances.

INTERIOR: most doors and doorcases original, most shutters and some panelling and chimneypieces survive, good quality 18th century work.

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