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This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Kirkmahoe Parish. It is a category A building and was listed on 03/08/1971.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 9641 8262.


Probably mostly early 19th century. 3 single storey,

rectangular-plan steading ranges forming U-plan (courtyard

closed at (4th) south side by plainer and mostly later

structures), octagonal horsemill on outer face of north

range. All limewashed rubble and dressings. Horsemill has

faceted roof, supported mostly by monolith stone piers above

dwarf walls: interior machinery and gearing, with harnesses

for 3 horses, survives virtually intact. Adjoining long north

range may be late 18th century (power shaft from horse gin

cut and milling machinery all removed): small loft openings

at west end of gable head stack: west range linked to long

range by plain furnace/boiler; south west angle chamfered

to below eaves. Piended north east range has 3 stable doors

to courtyard 3 swept-roofed roof vents above: other courtyard

openings also square-headed, and include 2 cart openings

on west range, slit ventilators on north range. All roofed

with graded slates.


Farmhouse not included in listing.


NMRS - RCAHM Record Sheet

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