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PORT WILLIAM, 2 COMMERCIAL STREET, COMMERCIAL HOTEL (Ref:19575)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Mochrum Parish. It is a category C building and was listed on 17/12/1979.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NX 3390 4352.

Description

Late 18th century; raised in height early to mid 19th century. 2-storey hotel, with asymmetrically-disposed openings. Harled. Painted margin to door. Smaller, random-sized windows at ground floor. Projecting cills at 1st floor.

N (COMMERCIAL STREET) ELEVATION: doorway to left of centre; 2-leaf panelled door and fanlight; semicircular panel above door, bearing painted name. Windows to both floors at centre and outer left. Windows to right and outer right at ground floor; window to right at 1st floor. Modern air-conditioning unit recessed in small square panel to left of door.

E ELEVATION: gabled to right, with timber gate adjoined. Window to left at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: off-set chimney breast. Harled wall adjoined to left.

S ELEVATION: full-height gabled jamb to right; single storey gabled jamb at centre; both with further lean-to additions to S.

12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Red sandstone coped skews. Rendered stacks; gablehead to E, W and S; ridge to W of centre of main roof. Purple slates. Octagonal cans.

Notes

References

OS Map 1850, Wigtownshire, Sheet 29 (surveyed 1848).

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