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 9679 8354.
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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