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ELRIG, 26 MAIN STREET, THE ANCHORAGE WITH GARDEN WALL (Ref:16826)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Mochrum Parish. It is a category C building and was listed on 11/11/1994.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 3214 4784.

Description

Circa 1900. 2-storey, with 1st floor breaking eaves, 3-bay house. Squared and snecked whin rubble; S elevation pebble-dashed. Dressed granite rybated margins and quoins.E (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: gabled porch, with timber spike finial, at centre; panelled door, with 2-pane letterbox fanlight, to E; windows to N and S returns. Windows to both floors in outer bays, with gabled dormerheads to those at 1st floor.S ELEVATION: window to left of centre at 1st floor.N ELEVATION: window to left and right at ground floor, and to right of centre at 1st floor. Plate glass glazing in sash and case windows; 8-pane upper sashes and 2-pane lower sashes to porch windows. Red sandstone coped skews and scroll skewputts to gables and dormerheads; skews continued across gableheads. Granite dressed gablehead stacks, S stack partly pebble-dashed. Small purple slates. Semi-circular coping to rubble garden wall.

Notes

No 26 Main Street is not marked on the OS Map of 1894, but is marked on the OS Map of 1907.

References

OS Map 1895, Wigtownshire, Sheet XXV14 (surveyed 1894). OS Map 1908, Wigtownshire, Sheet XXV14 (surveyed 1907).

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