SPOTTES HALL (Ref:16817)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 04/11/1971.
Group Items: See Notes,
Group Cat: B,
Map Ref: NX 805 662.
Built circa 1784-1789 with major additions of 1873 and 1887. 2-storey and basement double-pile 18th century house with projecting entrance bay to N and later porch. Lower 2-storey wings of 1873 with further later additions to W of 1887. S ELEVATION: squared ashlar with pinnings, polished margins and base course. All openings with moulded architraves, 1st floor windows corniced sash and case with 12-pane glazing pattern. 5-bay elevation with elegant flight of steps over basement with cast-iron baluster to central architraved door. Left 2 bays at ground with 19th century corniced canted window with plate glass sashes. Moulded eaves cornice with blocking course from which springs roof. N ELEVATION: rubble with smooth rusticated quoins; detailed as above. Full-height advanced bay with single storey porch sheltering steps over basement. Mid 19th century porch with paired pilasters, cornice and blocking course; off-centre doorway with timber architrave (19th century arrangement). Lower 2-storey and basement flanking wings of coursed ashlar with polished red sandstone dressings and quoins. Wing to E with tripartite window to both elevations and round-headed dormer above. Wing to W with top lit billiard room. Further domestic offices in rough rubble to W. Slate roofs throughout; corniced axial stacks, 19th century octagonal cans.
B group with Spottes Stableyard, Walled Garden and Bridge.
SRO GD 171/Box 15. NMRS.
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