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Grennan, Farmhouse, Steading, Sundial and Boundary Walls

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9166 / 54°54'59"N

Longitude: -4.7461 / 4°44'45"W

OS Eastings: 224089

OS Northings: 561440

OS Grid: NX240614

Mapcode National: GBR GHNQ.8SD

Mapcode Global: WH2SC.2P77

Entry Name: Grennan, Farmhouse, Steading, Sundial and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353692

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19366

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

Earlier 19th century. Farmhouse and adjoining steading. Near quadrangular in plan, with longer W jamb.

FARMHOUSE: 2-storey, 3-bay. Painted rubble. Painted raised margins. Largely 4-pane or plate glass glazing in sash and case windows.

Wallhead stacks to E and W. Purple slates to piended roof. Octagonal

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: fanlit door at centre. Regular fenestration at ground and 1st floors. Gable ends of single storey steading ranges adjoined to left and right; window in left gable, glasshouse adjoined to right gable.

N ELEVATION: small lean-to porch to right, with door to E return.

Window to right at 1st floor. Later gabled painted brick wing adjoined at centre; window at ground and 1st floor to right to N; 2 windows at ground floor to E; door to right to W.

SUNDIAL: situated in garden. Square slate sundial, inscribed "John Cunninghame, 1826"; open iron gnomon. Red sandstone stalk (not original to sundial).

STEADING: painted rubble. Gabled slate roofs. E range stepped up to L-plan barn to NE, with threshing machine; narrow openings at ground. Smiddy in range to N, with forge and bellows. Rubble horse mill walk to E, with iron gearing. Variety of glazing, including fixed metal small-pane.

Statement of Interest

The sundial stalk was brought here from Gatehouse-of-Fleet, by the present owner's grandfather.

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