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24 Castle Street, Dumfries

A Category A Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 55.0708 / 55°4'14"N

Longitude: -3.6134 / 3°36'48"W

OS Eastings: 297073

OS Northings: 576335

OS Grid: NX970763

Mapcode National: GBR 396T.H2

Mapcode Global: WH5WJ.GTK1

Plus Code: 9C7R39CP+8J

Entry Name: 24 Castle Street, Dumfries

Listing Name: 14-24 Castle Street (Even Numbers)

Listing Date: 11 July 1961

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362627

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26122

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200362627

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Dumfries

Electoral Ward: Nith

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

Tagged with: Coffeehouse Cultural heritage ensemble Terrace of houses

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Probably Robert Burn. Built between 1806 (date of
at 1st floor cill level; cornice; blocking course; 2 canted
lay-out) and 1819 (date of Wood's map). Terrace, 2
storeys with attics and cast-iron-railed basements.
Fainted droved ashlar with pilastered doorpieces,
round-arched doorways, and recessed panelled doors with
fanlights (original decorative fanlights at Nos 16 and
22). Houses each 3 bays with door left, except No 24
(5 bays with door central; aproned 1st floor windows).
Sash windows throughout, few retaining original 12-pane
glazing pattern. Band courses between floors; string
dormers; straight skews; end stacks; slate roof.
Some good interior work survives; cornice plasterwork;
chimney pieces; cantilevered stairs with decorative
Iron railings partly replaced; good overthrow at no 24.

Statement of Interest

A group with items 45-47 and 49.

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