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Latitude: 54.7854 / 54°47'7"N
Longitude: -4.5743 / 4°34'27"W
OS Eastings: 234556
OS Northings: 546432
OS Grid: NX345464
Mapcode National: GBR HJ21.WZQ
Mapcode Global: WH3V4.PZY9
Plus Code: 9C6QQCPG+57
Entry Name: Youth Hostel, Mochrum
Listing Name: Mochrum, the Old School
Listing Date: 11 November 1994
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353947
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19560
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Post 1872. Former school. Single storey, asymmetrical and gabled. Washed rubble; red sandstone ashlar dressings, margins, hoodmoulds, quoin strips. All openings hoodmoulded. Chamfered margin to door.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: gable to right; tall doorway to left, with boarded door and deep 4-pane fanlight; window to right; several granite steps up to door. Gable recessed to left; bipartite window at centre.
S (ROAD) ELEVATION: gable slightly advanced to right; bipartite window at centre; glazed oculus in gablehead. Bipartite window to left.
E ELEVATION: gable advanced to right, forming L-plan; bipartite window at centre of gable. 2 windows to left, to far left higher. Bipartite window to S return.
N ELEVATION: bipartite windows at centre and to right. Modern flat-roofed extension adjoined to left. Multi-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows; 24-pane glazing in single light windows,
mainly 18-pane lights in bipartite windows. Red sandstone coped skews; moulded skewends; roll-detail at apices of gableheads. Stacks, with red sandstone quoin strips and copes; gablehead to S, ridge to N-S roof. Slightly graded grey slates. Red sandstone ridging. Axial ventilators. Moulded eaves guttering. Rubble coped rubble walls to S.
No longer in use as a school. A "Parish School" is marked on this site on the OS Map of 1848, but the evidence of the fabric suggests that the present building is a replacement on the same site.