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WESTERHALL FARM (FORMER STABLES) (Ref:16937)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Westerkirk Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 03/08/1971.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NY 319 893.

Description

Probably late 18th century, alterations including garage

block after 1911. Stable court, 3 main blocks in U-plan with

symmetrical S front, detached smaller block at N. Single

storey with lofts. Whitewashed rubble with ashlar margins.

S ELEVATION: garage block central (replacing quadrant walls)

with appearance of traditional stables block (sliding timber

doors to courtyard) with central segmental-arched pend and

flanking windows, square stacks over angles, axial roof

ventilators: narrow bays link end walls of outer ranges,

latter each with loft opening over off-centre ground-floor

window.

E RANGE: now 2 houses, 1st floor windows raised above eaves

with semi-circular dormer heads; single porch; slappings

in E wall.

S RANGE: 3 wide bays to court, square loft opening above

door in each. Windows mostly small-paned sashes. Slate

roofs, mostly piended. Detached block 3 bays, 2 inner doors

- one blocked - below arched loft window.

Notes

Originally stables to Westerhall House. Some of the work which Thomas Telford is known to have done at Westerhall may have involved the stables.

References

1911 Westerhall Estate Sale Catalogue in NMRS - inc. photo taken before alterations.

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