DUNCOW FORMER STABLE AND FORMER KENNELS (Ref:10233)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 26/06/1986.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NX 968 835.
Dated 1878. Single storey former stables built around rectangular courtyard. Symmetrical 5-bay east elevation: articulated by slightly advanced central and outer bays; openings all below 2-centred arches; snecked bull-faced red ashlar with polished dressings (remainder mostly rubble- built); central 2-storey square tower with pend, string at main eaves level, raised above datestone, single transomed and hood-moulded light above and finialed pyramidal roof with projecting eaves, wall-head diamond stacks to flanks rising from projecting bases; bipartites to flanking bays, hood-moulded transomed tripartites (blind lower lights) to piended outer bays: eaves band: slate roofs with red ridging tiles and finials. Small tripartites to flanks: lower ranges extend towards west; latter range in domestic use. Courtyard interior: east range is brick, roof swept down over verandah, latter supported on cast-iron columns; gabled loft opening over pend: inserted garage openings to north range: slit ventilators to south range. 2 similar small rectangular sheds to west formerly used as kennels: both rubble-built, with bull-faced red ashlar quoins and eaves bands, door on short east wall, and piended slate roof with axial ventilators, red ridging tiles and finials.
Roof vents removed circa 1980. Duncow House now demolished
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