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This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Holywood Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 26/06/1986.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 9536 7914.


Style of Walter Newall. Circa 1840. Picturesque villa with

Italianate tower and near symmetrical elevations. 2 storeys,

central square tower with shallow pyramidal roof rises an

additional storey, with bipartites to each face; lower

service wing to east. Polished red ashlar. Windows all

round-headed, mostly mullioned, 2 or 3 lights set in plain

projecting margins with simple incised detail in spandrels;

canted or shallow rectangular projections at ground. North

elevation: wide gabled porch with round-headed panelled and

studd door in advanced central gabled bay; bipartite windows,

service wing recessed left returns north and is similarly

treated. West elevation: narrow bay links outer bays, decorative anthemion ironwork over outer ground floor windows: south

elevation also with off-centre gable and ironwork over balcony

to one 1st floor window (Missing to other two). Elaborately

carved brackets to eaves; stacks with corniced and battered

grouped square flues (square apex stack to tower).

Interior: Classical features to some cornice plasterwork

(anthemions, egg and dart etc); one ground floor room with

coffered ceiling: some marble chimney pieces:

anthemion-patterned cast-iron stair balusters.



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