GIRTHEAD FARMHOUSE (Ref:16793)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 22/02/1988.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NY 109 930.
Built in second half of 17th/early 18th century. 2-storey and dormerless attic 3-bay house. Whitewashed rough-rendered rubble with ashlar dressings with chamfered and contrasting painted margins. Architraved doorway at E behind circa 1900 off-centre brick porch. SE corner rebuilt in 19th century. Sash windows, mostly with small-paned glazing: single blocked 1st floor window to W, attic window in E gable end. Moulded eaves cornice; skews and shaped skewputts over N gable; rebuilt end stacks; roofed with small, uniform slates; stone ridging. Lean-to abutting N gable added probably 1st half of 19th century. Cobbled track approaches from E through tree-lined avenue.
Porch obscures blocked opening beside and moulded panel above
original doorway. Steading not including in listing.
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