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Parton Village Cottages; Nos 1-6 (Inclusive Nos), Post Office and Octagonal Lavatory Block to Rear of Cottages

A Category B Listed Building in Parton, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0081 / 55°0'29"N

Longitude: -4.042 / 4°2'31"W

OS Eastings: 269504

OS Northings: 570080

OS Grid: NX695700

Mapcode National: GBR 0B6J.QJ

Mapcode Global: WH4VK.WDD1

Entry Name: Parton Village Cottages; Nos 1-6 (Inclusive Nos), Post Office and Octagonal Lavatory Block to Rear of Cottages

Listing Date: 23 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 399993

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17068

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Parton

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Castle Douglas and Crocketford

Parish: Parton

Traditional County: Kirkcudbrightshire

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Description

Built 1901. Picturesque curved terrace of single storey
cottages originally containing 9 dwellings, redivided 1971
to give 6 dwellings, but retaining all porches of original
division.
Coursed rubble walling, polished red sandstone margins.
Timber gabled porches with ceramic finials, double-leaf
doors. All windows single light, sash and case with 4-pane
glazing pattern. Left window to No 1 bipartite with 2-pane
sashes.
Timber gabled dormers with ceramic finials, coped, axial
stacks with octagonal cans, ceramic cresting, slate roofs.
Rear elevations much altered circa 1971 with enlarged
windows, French doors, box dormers.
Low coped walls to gardens supporting cast-iron railings.
Octagonal facet-roofed brick lavatory to rear with 8 timber
boarded doors. Slate roof. Timber fleche ventilator.

Statement of Interest

Plaque to No 6 (Post Office) reads "To the memory of B Rigby

Murray of Parton who rebuilt this village 1901".

A further plaque records the restoration of the village in

1971. B Group with Parton Old Laundry.

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