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Abercromby Road, Kilmichael - Outbuilding Formerly Old House of Fuffnock

A Category C Listed Building in Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9448 / 54°56'41"N

Longitude: -3.9408 / 3°56'26"W

OS Eastings: 275783

OS Northings: 562845

OS Grid: NX757628

Mapcode National: GBR 0CX8.M7

Mapcode Global: WH4VT.FZP5

Entry Name: Abercromby Road, Kilmichael - Outbuilding Formerly Old House of Fuffnock

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 358704

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22969

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Castle Douglas

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Castle Douglas

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Probably late 17th early 18th century building occupying much
older site. Rectangular house now decaying and partly used as
garage with wide vehicle access opened to ground.
Rubble walling with battered boulder basecourse, some quoins
of squared whinstone. Red sandstone margins to unaltered
openings with 45 degree chamfer at ground left and centre
1st. Doorway also original with relieving arch above. Other
1st floor windows enlarged probably in 19th-century. At
ground right, wide vehicle access with brick jambs and timber
Rear elevation rubble. Sandstone skews, slate roofs.
Interior much altered, flooring in dangerous condition.

Statement of Interest

Traditionally Mary Queen of Scots was said to have lodged at

the House of Fuffnock on her journey to Port Mary in 1568,

the present building is probably on the site of the original


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