ELIOCK HOUSE (Ref:17256)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 03/08/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NS 7967 7450.
Composite mansion house, with (?late 16th century) tower
house nucleus, additions until circa 1914; H-plan, with
courtyard to west (wings linked at east by crenellated low
circa 1914 projection). Mostly 3 storeys; north wing fire
damaged, now derelict, and partly demolished at east. Inner
range a rectangular 1658 (dated) house, projected from south
end of tower house, with bolection-moulded doorway, to
courtyard in tall, central, circular stair turret (latter
conical-roofed with dovecot at upper level); 3-bay east
elevation (4 bays, 1 blank with rebuilt wallhead stack) is
harled: remainder mostly grey or pink ashlar, polished to
courtyard: (south wing otherwise droved); margined windows
small-paned sashes. Tower house retains some original
openings and gun ports, north and south wings each have
narrow west gables (that to north wing heightened circa
1914). South wing essentially 18th/early 19th century, but
present form perhaps not original; 6-bay long south
elevation, piended 3-bay south elevation. Corniced stacks;
Interior of south wing: 1st floor partly re-modelled early
20th century in "Adam" style (some original features
retained); some rooms narrowed to accommodate corridor facing
courtyard; some good 18th-early 20th century chimney pieces; cantilevered stone stair.
Fire damage occurred during 1939-45 war when the house had
Information from owner (1983)
RCAHM INVENTORY 1920 no.552.
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