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COURANCE HOUSE GARDEN WALL, GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS (Ref:10377)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Kirkmichael Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 26/06/1986.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NY 053 901.

Description

Style of Walter Newall of Dumfries. Circa 1840, incorporating

plain 18th century house as lower rear wing; each of these 2

storeys with basement, 3 bays. Now T-plan. 19th century

House: red ashlar shallow projecting mullioned (mostly

bipartite) windows, corniced at ground; inner bay on south

elevation slightly advanced, with blocking course over main

cornice, corniced porch with arcaded frieze; off-set above

basement; band between floors; cut-down symmetrically placed

stacks; modern concrete tile roof.

Rear wing: top floor probably not original rendered, with

red ashlar margins; lower wing to north with 2 garage doors

inserted, octagonal gatepiers and railings alongside to

east; tall, rubble-built ashlar-coped wall to west, with

blocked circular opening, encloses north end of garden;

latter bowed to south with gatepiers beside house,

decorative wrought-iron gates and railings.

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© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: hs.listing@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.

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