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Minnigaff, Old Minnigaff, Elmlea

A Category C Listed Building in Minnigaff, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9662 / 54°57'58"N

Longitude: -4.4831 / 4°28'59"W

OS Eastings: 241134

OS Northings: 566333

OS Grid: NX411663

Mapcode National: GBR 4H.Y62J

Mapcode Global: WH3TF.3FFN

Entry Name: Minnigaff, Old Minnigaff, Elmlea

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353636

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19307

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

Early to earlier 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay cottage (former school). Painted rubble. Later brick wing adjoined at ridge level to W.

E ELEVATION: gabled brick porch adjoined at centre; panelled door to N and window to E and S. Window to right and close by porch to left.

N ELEVATION: window to right. Rubble buttress to left and right.

S ELEVATION: rubble lean-to adjoined to left, extended to right in brick; semicircular-headed "peat hole" to left to S; panelled door with fanlight to W; window to E.

W ELEVATION: wing adjoined at centre; window to N; 2 windows to W. Flat-roofed brick addition adjoined to right, in re-entrant angle formed by wing; window to W, and door and 2 windows to S; glazed porch adjoined to S, in re-entrant angle formed by lean-to.

4-pane glazing in sash and case windows; fixed glazing in peat hole. Rendered gablehead stacks to N and S, painted brick to W. Purple slates. 3 rooflights to E pitch.

Statement of Interest

Elmlea is shown on the OS Map of 1849-50. It was used as a school.

The brick porch was added to the E elevation after 1907.

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