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Torwood House, Former Stables

A Category C Listed Building in New Luce, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9384 / 54°56'18"N

Longitude: -4.7425 / 4°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 224412

OS Northings: 563860

OS Grid: NX244638

Mapcode National: GBR GHNN.JDF

Mapcode Global: WH2SC.34XG

Entry Name: Torwood House, Former Stables

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353719

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19389

Building Class: Cultural

Location: New Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: New Luce

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Later 19th century. Single storey, U-plan former stables. Rubble.

Deep yellow brick arch rings. Small grey slates to gabled roof. W range in original condition, with partial reconstruction; roofs removed from N and E ranges, now with flat roofs.

W RANGE: gabled bay at centre, with round-arched carriage pend entrance, to W. Gabled pend bay mirrored in courtyard to E, with round-arch surmounded by doocot of 3 tiers of flight-holes (reconstructed); depressed-arched carriage arches to left and right.

N RANGE: round-arched pend entrance, surmounted by remains of 3 tiers of flight-holes, to S; depressed-arched carriage arches to left and right.

Statement of Interest

The Stables are situated next to Torwood Bungalow. They were formerly the stables to Torwood House, which is now a hotel. The Stables are similarly detailed to Gass Farm (see separate listing).

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