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Castle Kennedy

A Scheduled Monument in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9073 / 54°54'26"N

Longitude: -4.9489 / 4°56'56"W

OS Eastings: 211047

OS Northings: 560934

OS Grid: NX110609

Mapcode National: GBR GH4Q.ZW1

Mapcode Global: WH2S7.YXJC

Entry Name: Castle Kennedy

Scheduled Date: 11 January 1939

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2013

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Inch

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire


Late 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay end of terrace cottage with classical detailing. Stugged ashlar walls with polished ashlar dressings; base course, rusticated long and short quoins.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical; entrance door to centre with doorpiece; fluted engaged Doric columns rising to corniced overdoor with fluted consoles framing fanlight surmounted by scroll-ended pediment. Tripartite windows slightly advanced at left; fluted engaged Doric columns dividing lights rising to stylised entablature. 4-light canted window at right, fluted engaged Doric columns dividing lights rising to stylised entablature surmounted by continuous Vitruvian scroll motif.

W ELEVATION: adjoined to 71 Main Street.

E ELEVATION: plain rendered gable.

4-panel timber entrance door with central vertical beading. 2-pane timber sash and case windows with horns. Gabled timber dormers to S with bargeboards in each bay, bipartite to left, stepped tripartite to right; 2-pane timber sash and case windows, framed by half-round mouldings with architrave-blocks at corners. Grey slate Mansard roof. Stugged ashlar coped gable stacks, polygonal cans.

BOUNDARY WALL: rendered wall with ashlar cope to road with entrance gate and steps at centre; swept random rubble wall returned at E.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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