KIRKMAHOE PARISH MANSE AND GATEPIERS (Ref:10259)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category C building and was listed on 03/08/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NX 968 817.
Architect probably John MacCracken of Dumfries. Built 1798-9. 2-storey, 3-bay manse with single storey, 2-bay east wing. Squared and tooled rubble and margins all painted. South elevation: house has central panelled door with fanlight in pilastered door case: ground floor windows altered to tripartites probably in mid 19th century; all windows plate glass sashes. Straight skews; corniced end stacks; roofed with graded slates. Bipartites to east wing and rebuilt end stack; lower range extends to rear. 2 square painted a ashlar gatepiers each with rusticated front, cornice, and ball finial: railings on curved quadrant walls.
MacCracken and Frederick Maxwell of Terregles were tradesmen
invited to inspect the old manse; the strong resemblance
between this manse and that at Irongray - by MacCracken -
suggests that this building was also by him.
SRO CH2 1284/16 p. 97ff NEW STATISTICAL ACCOUNT p.64 1879
survey plans by James Barbour held by Sutherland Dickie and
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