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This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Troqueer Parish. It is a category C building and was listed on 04/11/1971.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 9312 7352.


Built circa 1785. 3-storey 5-bay mansion house with basement

and symmetrical flanking wings; now a hotel. Modified circa

1857 and again circa 1895 when (brick) billiard room and

glass house range added to rear. Rendered, with ashlar

dressings. South-east elevation: steps to central Roman

Doric-columned porch; cill course to upper floors, upper

windows now pedimented (circa 1895) and cut through main

cornice. Corniced end stacks; piended roof. 2-storey, 2-bay

wings also piended, linked to main block by recessed low

linking bays with enlarged 3-light inserted openings.

Circular rear stair turret, canted billiard room to left.

Slate roofs.

Interior: cantilevered stair with decorative cast-iron

balusters; panelled doors in door cases. Simple ceiling

plasterwork. Glass house is timber-framed, with some cast-

iron members.


B group with former stables and viaduct. 1794 notice describes Woodley Park as "lately built; it has a ground floor, 1st floor and 8 bed chambers above." Balfour Browne purchased estate in 1891; he enlarged "some... furtive little windows". Home of Burns' Maria Woodley (Mrs Riddel).



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Buildings are assigned to one of three categories according to their relative importance. All listed buildings receive equal legal protection, and protection applies equally to the interior and exterior of all listed buildings regardless of category.

ACategory A

Buildings of national or international importance, either architectural or historic, or fine little-altered examples of some particular period, style or building type. (Approximately 8% of the total).

BCategory B

Buildings of regional or more than local importance, or major examples of some particular period, style or building type which may have been altered. (Approximately 51% of the total).

C(S)Category C(S)

Buildings of local importance, lesser examples of any period, style, or building type, as originally constructed or moderately altered; and simple traditional buildings which group well with others in categories A and B. (Approximately 41% of the total).