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Latitude: 54.9767 / 54°58'35"N
Longitude: -5.0251 / 5°1'30"W
OS Eastings: 206499
OS Northings: 568859
OS Grid: NX064688
Mapcode National: GBR FHZK.6ZC
Mapcode Global: WH1QW.S59N
Entry Name: Lochryan Estate, Walled Gardens, Pavilions and Rabbit House
Listing Date: 28 January 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394030
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46693
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
WALLED GARDENS, PAVILIONS AND RABBIT HOUSE: rectangular-plan rubble walled garden to E of house. Pavilions to NE (restored) and SE corners; steps to timber door to SE corner, piended roof; truncated pyramid roof to NE corner, square glazed cupola atop with ball finial (see Notes), armorial panel reads 'Esperance' above timber door. Roofless rectangular-plan rabbit house. Greenhouses and storage facilities to N. Former kitchen garden to NW of house.
B Group with Lochryan House and Ancillary Structures, Dovecot, Sundial, Gatepiers and Boundary Walls. Of particular interest in the walled garden, are the unusually large rabbit house and the NE pavilion with its pierced ball finial, serving as a chimney for the fireplace inside. The INVENTORY OF GARDENS AND DESIGNED LANDSCAPES IN SCOTLAND, notes that the designed landscape which remains today, appears to have been laid out between 1701 and 1750.
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