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CASTLEMILK SMITHY, SMITHY LODGE AND GATEPIERS (CASTLEMILK GATES) (Ref:16896)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the St Mungo Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 04/10/1988.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NY 158 776.

Description

Probably by David Bryce circa 1867. Asymmetrical single

storey and attic lodge (?originally 2 cottages) with low rear

wings, detached fully operational smithy closes courtyard at

N; latter entered from E, screen walls with circular piers; ball-finialed gatepiers flanking driveway may be 20th

century. Snecked stugged and squared rubble with ashlar

dressings; roofs all covered with graded slates.

LODGE: 4-bay S elevation (to driveway) with blocked door

left, projecting chimney breast right; 2 bipartites with

wooden mullions; 3 gabled dormers. Original roof U-plan, with

projecting eaves and single end stack; wallhead to court now

raised in timber and linking outer gables. Gabled timber

porch in 2-bay E flank. Coped stacks.

SMITHY: plain, rectangular-plan range with door to court and

small-paned flanking windows, vehicle opening to either long

wall (that to N, with sliding doors, is probably enlarged).

Original stone furnace with coped wallhead stack at N; large

guillotine mounted beside door. Rooflights.

GATEPIERS: 2 square piers each with leaded dog's head mask;

wrought-iron gates.

Notes

Compares with kennels cottage and home farm.

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