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St Andrew Street, the Brae

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9384 / 54°56'18"N

Longitude: -3.9286 / 3°55'42"W

OS Eastings: 276543

OS Northings: 562121

OS Grid: NX765621

Mapcode National: GBR 1C0B.8H

Mapcode Global: WH4W0.M4FG

Entry Name: St Andrew Street, the Brae

Listing Date: 4 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 358721

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22982

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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Description

Mid 19th century. Symmetrical classically composed 2-storey
villa with flanking single-storey pavilions joined by curtain
walls.
3-bay symmetrical 2-storey house with advanced centre bay,
modern harled walling with smooth rusticated quoins, raised
polished margins and band course over ground.
Corniced Roman-Doric pilastered doorpiece to centre with
deeply recessed door. Single-light sash and case windows with
12-pane glazing pattern. Eaves band and cornice, crenellated
parapet to central bay. Rear elevation painted rubble with
raised margins, French doors opened to ground. U-plan piended
roofs. Lower 2-storey piended wing to centre.
Each side of house timber-framed conservatories (20th
century) back on linking walls - lean-to sheds to rear.
Single storey piend-roofed pavilions with attic dormers,
painted rubble with polished raised angle and window margins.
Corniced axial stacks with octagonal cans, slate roofs.

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