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Glenluce, 20 Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8784 / 54°52'42"N

Longitude: -4.811 / 4°48'39"W

OS Eastings: 219756

OS Northings: 557353

OS Grid: NX197573

Mapcode National: GBR GHHT.921

Mapcode Global: WH2SJ.2N91

Entry Name: Glenluce, 20 Main Street

Listing Date: 17 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353672

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19346

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Old Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Old Luce

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Late 19th century. 2-storey, with 1st floor breaking eaves, and basement, 5-bay hotel; full-height basement on falling ground to rear.

N elevation rendered, remaining elevations pebble-dashed. Painted margins and quoin strips.

N (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: door in bay to right of centre, with bracketted cornice and broad margins; panelled door and fanlight; modern steps oversailing basement. Door slapped between bay to right and bay to left of centre at ground floor. Regularly disposed fenestration; gabled finialled dormerheads to windows at centre and in outer bays at 1st floor; small windows in remaining 2 bays at 1st floor; windows in centre and 2 bays to right at basement. Circular plaque, depicting winged wheel with 3 initials, between ground and 1st floors at centre. Public house sign hanging between bays at centre and left of centre.

W (BANKFIELD ROAD) ELEVATION: gabled and blank. Modern extension slightly recessed to right.

E ELEVATION: gabled. Window to outer left and outer right at ground floor. Rubble wall adjoined along length of basement.

S ELEVATION: 5-bay. Dormerheaded windows at centre and in outer bays. Long single storey gabled range (former stables) adjoined in bay to right; hay-loft opening to right to W, 6 modern windows slapped to left. Modern 2-storey flat-roofed extension in bay to left. Modern low flat-roofed extension in 3 bays at centre, linking stable range and modern extension.

Plate glass glazing in sash and case windows. Red sandstone coped skews. Pebble-dashed stacks, with red sandstone bands, gablehead to E and W, ridge between bay to left of centre and centre. Graded grey slates. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

RAILINGS: plain iron railings to N.

Statement of Interest

The Judge's Keep Hotel is not shown in a photograph apparently taken in the 1880s' a single storey and attic inn formerly stood on the site.

The stable range to the rear is shown on the "Plan of the village of Glenluce" of 1840.

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