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Spottes Hall

House (18th Century)

Site Name Spottes Hall

Classification House (18th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Spottes House

Canmore ID 214449

Site Number NX86NW 48

NGR NX 80498 66239

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish Urr
  • Former Region Dumfries And Galloway
  • Former District Stewartry
  • Former County Kirkcudbrightshire

Architecture Notes

NX86NW 48 80498 66239

NX86NW 14 80561 66336 Stableyard

NX86NW 15 80600 66298 Walled garden

NX86NW 51 80577 66295 and 80517 66217 Sundials



Alterations to Spottes House.

We have building at Spottes (about 13 miles distant from here (Dumfries)) and obliged to be down there so often that it will not be in our power to stir anywhere else till these operations are finished as we find without the utmost attention there would be no preventing frequent Blunders ... The masonry ... is now so far finished that I expect it will be covered and slated in a few weeks, the Carpenters, Plasterers and other inside work ... is to be completed before December next.

Letter from Michael Herries to David Forbes.

1787 GD 171/Box 15


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