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BEATTOCK VILLAGE, BEATTOCK HOUSE HOTEL AND GATEPIERS TO NORTH AND TO SOUTH (Ref:9906)

This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the Kirkpatrick-Juxta Parish. It is a category B building and was listed on 22/02/1988.

Group Items: N/A, Group Cat: N/A, Map Ref: NT 079 027.

Description

Probably Walter Newall architect, circa 1850; additions to W in sympathetic style circa 1900, reproducing details of original house; subsequent lesser additions. Picturesque 2-storey villa with basement, barge-boarded gables and dormer heads. Stugged red ashlar coursers with polished dressings, windows with deep cavetto cornices. ORIGINAL HOUSE: N, S and E elevations broadly similar, each 3 irregular bays with advanced wide gable right (4th bay on N elevation recessed right); upper windows with bracketted cills and shaped caps; otherwise windows in full-height projecting shallow bays. S elevation: door in inner bay, with steps and balustrade, shallow porch with cavetto cornice and consoles with anthemion ornament; balustrade above and 1st floor window deeply recessed in round-arched panel. N-facing door in main gable; wide canted (? circa 1930) window replaces ground floor windows alongside. Bracketted eaves with decorative bargeboards and finials; low axial stacks with tall flues; roofed with graded slates. Circa 1900 addition also with bargeboarded gables. GATEPIERS: all chamfered and corniced square piers made of red ashlar; 4 piers at N with short quadrants and cast-iron gates; urns over inner piers perhaps added late 19th century. 2 piers at S with pyramidal caps raised on blocks.

Notes

Similar urns to those over inner piers of N gate can be seen in Dumfries at Newall's Mount St Michael's at St Joseph's College.

References

© Crown copyright, Historic Scotland. All rights reserved. Mapping information derived from Ordnance Survey digital mapping products under Licence No. 100017509 2012 . Data extracted from Scottish Ministers' Statutory List on . Listing applies equally to the whole building or structure at the address set out in bold at the top of the list entry. This includes both the exterior and the interior, whether or not they are mentioned in the 'Information Supplementary to the Statutory List'. Listed building consent is required for all internal and external works affecting the character of the building. The local planning authority is responsible for determining where listed building consent will be required and can also advise on issues of extent or "curtilage" of the listing, which may cover items remote from the main subject of the listing such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. or interior fixtures. All category C(S) listings were revised to category C on 3rd September 2012. This was a non-statutory change. All enquiries relating to proposed works to a listed building or its setting should be addressed to the local planning authority in the first instance. All other enquiries should be addressed to: Listing & Designed Landscapes Team, Historic Scotland, Room G.51, Longmore House, Salisbury Place, EDINBURGH, EH9 1SH. Tel: +44 (0)131 668 8701 / 8705. Fax: +44 (0)131 668 8765. e-mail: hs.listing@scotland.gsi.gov.uk. Web: http://www.historic-scotland.gov.uk/historicandlistedbuildings.

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