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Minnigaff, Old Edinburgh Road, Willowbank

A Category C Listed Building in Minnigaff, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9662 / 54°57'58"N

Longitude: -4.4819 / 4°28'54"W

OS Eastings: 241212

OS Northings: 566322

OS Grid: NX412663

Mapcode National: GBR 4H.Y6CB

Mapcode Global: WH3TF.4F0Q

Entry Name: Minnigaff, Old Edinburgh Road, Willowbank

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353635

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19306

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Minnigaff

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Minnigaff

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Post 1850. 2-storey and basement, 3-bay house. Whin rubble, squared and snecked to W elevation. Polished granite dressings; raised margins and rusticated quoins to W. Later 2-storey wing adjoined at ridge level to E; brick to N and S, painted rubble to E.

W ELEVATION: ashlar doorcase at centre, with cornice and blocking course; panelled door with plate glass fanlight; granite steps with cast-iron balustrade oversailing basement. Regularly disposed fenestration; smaller windows at 1st floor; window to outer bays at basement.

S ELEVATION: window to left at 1st floor. Boarded opening to right at ground floor.

N ELEVATION: window to right at 1st floor. Boarded opening to right at ground floor.

E ELEVATION: window at ground and 1st floor to right. Wing adjoined to left and centre; blank E gable built into hillside; door to left, and 2 windows at ground and 1st floor to S; 2 windows at ground and 1st floor to N, including bipartite window to left at ground.

Sash and case windows, 4-pane glazing to W elevation, variety of plate glass, 4-pane and 12-pane glazing to remaining elevations. Sawtooth skews to wing. Gablehead stacks to N, S and E. Graded grey slates, larger to wing. Tall square cans.

Statement of Interest

Willowbank is not shown on the OS Map of 1849-50.

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