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Port William, High Street, Seymour House, with Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Mochrum, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.7591 / 54°45'32"N

Longitude: -4.5796 / 4°34'46"W

OS Eastings: 234108

OS Northings: 543512

OS Grid: NX341435

Mapcode National: GBR HJ24.10N

Mapcode Global: WH3VB.MMFZ

Entry Name: Port William, High Street, Seymour House, with Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 11 November 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353975

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19581

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mochrum

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house. Rendered and lined. Base course. Architraved margins to all openings to S elevation.

S (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: porch at centre, with eaves cornice and blocking course; round-arched doorway to S, with fanlight; round-arched windows to E and W. Regularly disposed fenestration; bipartite windows at ground floor. Gabled dormer windows, with side lights and timber finials, above outer bays.

W ELEVATION: window to left at ground and 1st floors. Lower wing adjoined to left.

E ELEVATION: window to left of centre at 1st floor. Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows; leaded coloured glass, to porch windows; 2- and 4-pane glazing to dormer windows. Coped skews; slight roll detail terminating underside of skews. Rendered and lined gablehead stacks. Graded grey slates. Octagonal cans.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble wall to S, with painted saddleback coping; surmounted by iron railings with stylised thistle detailing; similarly detailed gate at centre. Rubble walls, with arched rubble coping, to E and W.

Statement of Interest

This building is marked as "Seymour House" on the OS Map of 1894.

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