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Lochinch Heritage Estate, Kitchen Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9071 / 54°54'25"N

Longitude: -4.9459 / 4°56'45"W

OS Eastings: 211238

OS Northings: 560902

OS Grid: NX112609

Mapcode National: GBR GH5R.17S

Mapcode Global: WH2S8.0X2K

Entry Name: Lochinch Heritage Estate, Kitchen Garden

Listing Date: 28 January 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394021

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46685

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Parish: Inch

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

1733. Near rectangular-plan walled garden on sloping site (approximately 6300m?). Coped red brick wall encloses site; NE wall designed as a 'hot wall'; glasshouses (mostly demolished, some modern replacements) built against NE wall in the mid 19th century. Timber doors to all entrances (iron gate to SW elevation). Range of lean-to storage sheds to outer NE wall; stepped terracing to outer SW wall; ball finials (many broken or missing) to piers.

Statement of Interest

Stands adjacent to Canal Cottage (see separate list description). The garden is particularly noticeable for its distinctive 'hot walls' (flues from a boiler ran between 2 skins of wall and the warmth protected fruit and plants from early frosts) and the stepped terracing to the outer SW wall is of particular quality. Other listings on the Lochinch Heritage Estate include Balker Farmhouse, Balker Lodge, Black Loch Boathouse, Black Stables Cottage, Canal Cottage, Castle Kennedy, Castle Kennedy Bridge, Castle Kennedy gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Castle Kennedy House, Castle Kennedy Lodge, Castle Kennedy Walled Garden, East Lodge, Garden Cottage, Ice House, Kennels, Kennel's House, Lochinch Castle, Lochinch Stable Court, Main Lodge, Main Lodge gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Old Parish Church, Old Parish Church graveyard, 3 Sundials and White Loch Boathouse.

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