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Edinburgh Road, Nunfield

A Category B Listed Building in Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0797 / 55°4'46"N

Longitude: -3.6034 / 3°36'12"W

OS Eastings: 297736

OS Northings: 577308

OS Grid: NX977773

Mapcode National: GBR 398P.PW

Mapcode Global: WH5WJ.ML97

Entry Name: Edinburgh Road, Nunfield

Listing Date: 21 August 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362673

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26159

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumfries

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Dumfries

Electoral Ward: Lochar

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Later 19th century asymmetrical 2-storey mansion with
French 2nd Empire features; early 19th century house
incorporated at W corner. Red ashlar with rusticated
quoins, band courses at ground and 1st floors; cornice
and blocking course; corniced stacks. SW elevation:
3-window entrance pavilion, segmentally pedimented
projecting porch with swagged Ionic pilasters, sculptured,
flanking ground floor windows, shaped gablet with
roundel and big French pavilion roof above. 2-bay
pedimented gable end of original house to left, recessed
link with 2-storey canted bay to broad square-plan wing
on right, pediments containing roundels rise above main
cornice. 2 bipartite windows over 4-light canted bay to
front, 2 blind single-lights over bipartites on flank.
Wide semi-circular arched gateway, with tall keyblock
projecting through pediment above, leads to service yard
at rear (E). Heavy bracketted hoods to ground floor
windows. NW frontage, 6 irregular bays, single-storey
rectangular bay formerly connecting to glazed porch.

Statement of Interest

Now used as cadet force HQ.

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