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Oblique aerial view centred on country house from NW.

DF 5958

Description Oblique aerial view centred on country house from NW.

Date 1983

Collection RCAHMS Aerial Photography

Catalogue Number DF 5958

Category Photographs and Off-line Digital Images

Copies SC 372899, SC 1670525

Scope and Content Kinmount House, Dumfriesshire Kinmount House was built between 1812-18. It was designed for the fifth Marquess of Queensberry by Robert Smirke in a Greek Revival style, and built by William Burn, then at the beginning of a long and distinguished career. The house is composed of interconnecting blocks centred upon a four-storeyed lantern-towered saloon. There is a porte-cochère projecting from the front of the house. It is built from honey-coloured polished ashlar from Cove Quarry. To the west of the house there is the single-storey ancillary wing containing servants' quarters and stables. In 1899 Barbour and Bowie added a conservatory along its south front. To the east of the house there are formal gardens. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/178726

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Collection Level (551 177) RCAHMS Aerial Photography

Sub-Group Level (551 177/8) 1983 Photographs

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