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Kirkland House and Gatepiers

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9268 / 54°55'36"N

Longitude: -3.9391 / 3°56'20"W

OS Eastings: 275833

OS Northings: 560841

OS Grid: NX758608

Mapcode National: GBR 0CXG.ZP

Mapcode Global: WH4W0.GFGF

Entry Name: Kirkland House and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 358710

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22975

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Castle Douglas

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Castle Douglas

Electoral Ward: Dee and Glenkens

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Early 19th century. Symmetrical classical 2-storey, 3-bay
house. Rubble walling with roughly squared quoins, raised
margins.
Central square-plan single storey porch with block pediment
and 3 oversized ball finials. Panelled door with narrow
fanlight.
All windows single light sash and case, 2-pane plate-glass to
porch, otherwise 12-pane glazing pattern.
Flat skews, slate roofs, coped end stacks with thackstanes
indicating earlier higher pitch to roof. Painted rubble lower
2-storey wing to rear forming T-plan.
Pair of square coped granite gatepiers to driveway.

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