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Lochinch Heritage Estate, White Loch Boathouse

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9122 / 54°54'44"N

Longitude: -4.9568 / 4°57'24"W

OS Eastings: 210567

OS Northings: 561507

OS Grid: NX105615

Mapcode National: GBR GH4Q.N7R

Mapcode Global: WH2S7.TSTK

Entry Name: Lochinch Heritage Estate, White Loch Boathouse

Listing Date: 28 January 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394027

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46691

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

Probably Brown & Wardrop, 1869. Single storey with attic, 3-bay boathouse on the shore of White Loch. Whinstone; granite dressings and quoins. Timber bracketed eaves.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: advanced, gabled keystoned semicircular entrance arch; single timber doors to recessed bays.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: central tripartite shouldered-arched window; blank flanking bays.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: timber door to right; tripartite shouldered-arched window to left; central bipartite dormer window at attic.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: tripartite shouldered-arched window to right; bipartite shouldered-arched window to left; central bipartite dormer window at attic.

Timber lattice windows with margin panes. Grey slate roof; red ridge tiles; decorative iron cresting.

INTERIOR: stone perimeter path; timber columns and open timber roof; oars room to rear.

Statement of Interest

Notable for its substantial oar room to rear and the broad eaved jerkin-head roof. Alongside Black Loch Boathouse (see separate list description) the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map also shows an additional boat house to the SE of White Loch. 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, Kitchen Garden, Lochinch Castle, Lochinch Stable Court, Main Lodge, Main Lodge gatepiers, gates and boundary walls, Old Parish Church, Old Parish Church graveyard and 3 Sundials.

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