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This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Johnstone 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 6711 9386.


Perhaps by William Burn, circa 1834. Now a symmetrical

arrangement of 2 walled gardens (that to N late 19th/early

20th century) with central courtyard, latter bisected by high

linking wall, with basket archway, which abuts front wall of

single storey cottage at N and corresponding long range of

lean-to potting sheds opposite. Outer (W) court entrance

flanked by hoodmoulded and round-headed garden gateways and by ornamental circular "sentinel boxes"; conical-roofed and

circular possible fruit store at SE angle of inner court.

Main elevations of principal buildings red ashlar, remainder

mostly rubble-built; slate roofs.

COTTAGE: 3 bays, piended inner porch to court, in re-entrant

angle of dividing wall, is supported on single Doric column;

sash windows with vertical glazing pattern; end stacks; low

flanking wings, that to W concealed and treated as part of

walled garden, but with dummy slits; E wing has adjoining

recessed long range of sheds.

GARDEN WALLS: enclosures each with curved end walls furthest

from court; enclosure to S has high rubble-built walls, that

to N mostly brick walls with plain iron railings;

ashlar-walled smaller enclosure at S. nearest house.



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