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OLD PLACE OF MOCHRUM, ELECTRICITY HOUSE AND SAWMILL (Ref:19569)

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

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 3075 5389.

Description

Robert Weir Schultz, 1903 (dated). Electricity house and sawmill. L-plan electricity house, with rectangular-plan sawmill adjoined to E. Single storey. Rubble. Rubble lintels and projecting cills. Cream sandstone ashlar mullioned and transomed margins to square window vents. Small-pane glazing. Crowstepped gables: crowsteps built of small stones covered over with thin stone coping. Slightly graded grey slates. Small leaded eyebrow ventilators.ELECTRICITY HOUSE:S ELEVATION: door to right, with gable over; lozenge, inscribed "1903", in gablehead. 2 windows to left. Sawmill (see below) advanced to right.W ELEVATION: gable advanced to right, with door to left and window to right; window to right to N return. 3 window vents to left.N ELEVATION: gabled; door at centre, with flanking narrow windows; square ashlar panel in gablehead.E ELEVATION: 3 window vents to right. Sawmill adjoined to gable to left.INTERIOR: timber coombed ceilings. Original generating machinery.SAWMILL: door to left to S gable. N gable open. Corrugated sheeting lean-to adjoined to E elevation. Adjoined to electricity house to W.

Notes

The Electricity House and Sawmill were powered by water from a small burn, controlled by means of a sluice to the west (see separate listing with Bridge). See separate listings for Old Place of Mochrum; Bridge; Cartshed (en suite); Old Place of Mochrum, with Walled Garden and Sundial.

References

OS map 1908, Wigtownshire, Sheet XX14 (surveyed 1907). G Stamp ROBERT WEIR SCHULTZ: ARCHITECT: AND HIS WORK FOR THE MARQUESSES OF BUTE (1981) p52.

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