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post updated 5 April 2022

Dumfries & Galloway Architecture

5 Apr 2022
New Dumfries High School Building News
Dumfries and Galloway Council has appointed hub Southwest Scotland, the construction and infrastructure-focused partnership which works with local authorities and private sector enterprises in Lanarkshire, Ayrshire and Dumfries and Galloway, to develop the new Dumfries High School:
Dumfries Architecture

Architecture Photos from 7 Jul 2012:

Drumlanrig Castle – an imposing symmetrical mansion in the southern Scottish countryside:
Drumlanrig Castle Scotland
photograph © Adrian Welch

Dundrennan Abbey, in Dundrennan, near to Kirkcudbright. Tihs Cistercian monastery in the Romanesque architectural style was established in 1142 by Fergus of Galloway, King David I of Scotland, and monks from Rievaulx Abbey:
Dundrennan Abbey ruins Kirkcudbright - Dumfries & Galloway Buildings

Dumfries & Galloway Buildings - Dundrennan Abbey Kirkcudbright building
photographs © Adrian Welch

Modern Galloway property, Sorbie:
Modern Galloway property
photograph © Daniel Lomholt-Welch

Contemporary Galloway House
photograph © Adrian Welch

Galloway House is a Category A listed country house. Adjoining the estate village of Garlieston, on Wigtown Bay, the house was begun in 1740 for Lord Garlies, later sixth Earl of Galloway, to designs by John Douglas, assisted by John Baxter as site architect. Additions in 1841 were by the Edinburgh architect William Burn.

Sweetheart Abbey, in village of New Abbey:
Sweetheart Abbey Dumfries and Galloway

Sweetheart Abbey Dumfries and Galloway buildings
photographs © Adrian Welch
The Abbey of Dulce Cor, better known as Sweetheart Abbey, was a Cistercian monastery founded in 1275 in the historical county of Kirkcudbrightshire in Dumfries and Galloway, 8 miles south of Dumfries.

Southerness Lighthouse:
Southerness Lighthouse building
photograph © Adrian Welch

Rockcliffe House, Kirkcudbrightshire:
Rockcliffe House, Kirkcudbrightshire - Dumfries & Galloway Buildings
photograph © Adrian Welch

Location: Scotland, UK, north western Europe

Architecture in Scotland

Contemporary Architecture in Scotland

Scottish Architecture Designs – chronological list

Scottish Castles

Scottish Borders Buildings
Scottish Borders Buildings : photographs of some key architecture in southern Scotland

Dumfries Architecture

HALO Masterplan in Kilmarnock, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Southwest Scotland
Architects: Keppie Design
HALO Kilmarnock building model
image courtesy of architects
HALO Masterplan Kilmarnock

Abbotsford House Visitor Centre, Melrose, southern Scotland
Design: LDN Architects
Abbotsford Conservation & Visitors Building
photograph © Paul Zanre
Abbotsford House Visitor Centre

Scottish Architect

Historic Scottish House

Scottish Architecture

Ayr Riverside Development, Southwest Scotland
Architects: Keppie Design ; Masterplan by Niall McLaughlin Architects
Ayr Riverside Office Development | www.e-architect.com
image courtesy of architects
Ayr Riverside Office Buildings

Scottish Buildings Database

Historic Architecture in Southern Scotland on e-architect:

Abbotsford, Scottish Borders

Traquair, Scottish Borders
Traquair House

Architecture in Scotland:

Perth City Hall Building Renovation
Perth City Hall interior renovation by Mecanoo
image courtesy of architects office
Perth City Hall Building Renovation

Scottish Built Heritage

Buildings / photos for the Dumfries & Galloway Architecture page welcome