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RIDDINGWOOD HOUSE (Ref:10271)

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

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 986 838.

Description

Walter Newall of Dumfries, architect. Earlier 19th century.

2-storey small mansion house with 2 symmetrical elevations.

Stugged coursers, ashlar dressings and window architraves,

all painted. 3-bay west elevation: central panelled door,

pedimented doorpiece, ground floor windows have apron

panels and consoled cornices: all 12-pane sashes. 5-bay

south elevation: (2 bays to right may be additions) corniced

ground floor openings; inner bay slightly advanced with

canted ground floor window (central French window), other

windows lowered to base course level (aprons removed). Eaves

course; cornice; wall head or axial stacks (square flues

kitchen on east wall faces south; 2-storey rear wing beside

mullioned and transomed stair window.

Notes

Illustrations published by Loudon differ from existing house, notably on south elevation, which is shown as being only 3 bays; the 2 eastmost bays therefore may not be original.

References

Loudon, ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF COTTAGE, FARM AND VILLA ARCHITECTURE, 1839. pp 462-466 (inc plans specifications, etc)

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