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Latitude: 54.9607 / 54°57'38"N
Longitude: -4.4793 / 4°28'45"W
OS Eastings: 241360
OS Northings: 565704
OS Grid: NX413657
Mapcode National: GBR 4H.YLYR
Mapcode Global: WH3TF.5K8Y
Plus Code: 9C6QXG6C+77
Entry Name: Masonfield, Creebridge, Newton Stewart
Listing Name: Minnigaff, Creebridge, Masonfield and Railings
Listing Date: 3 August 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353622
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19294
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire
Late 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house. Squared and snecked whin rubble. Granite dressings. Polished margins, eaves course and cornice. Bull-faced base course and rusticated quoins. Double-pile plan, of two 2-storey gabled blocks.
N (CRESSBRIDGE) ELEVATION: raised doorcase at centre, with cornice and angled blocking course; deep-set panelled door with plate glass fanlight. Canted windows, with cornice and blocking course, in outer bays at ground floor. Single light windows at 1st floor.
W ELEVATION: bipartite window at ground floor, and window at 1st floor, to left gable. Window at ground and 1st floors to recessed right gable. Garden wall adjoined to right.
E ELEVATION: bipartite window at ground floor, and window at 1st floor, to right gable. Window at ground and 1st floors to recessed left gable. Gable wing recessed to left, with 2 doors and 2 windows at ground floor, and 2 windows at 1st floor.
Plate glass glazing in sash and case windows; some modern glazing to E and W elevations. Coped skews, cavetto moulded at eaves. Grey slates to shallow pitched roof. Central stack between front and rear blocks. Decorative square cans.
RAILINGS: fleur-de-lis cast-iron railings, set in granite saddleback coping, along road to Creebridge, with cast-iron posts.
Masonfield is not shown on the OS Map of 1849-50. James G Kinna,
author of the HISTORY OF THE PARISH OF MINNIGAFF, lived here as a child, his father having built Masonfield.
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