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MEIKLEDALE FARMHOUSELB9772

Status: Designated

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Summary

Information

  • Category: B
  • Date Added: 03/08/1971

Location

  • Local Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Planning Authority: Dumfries And Galloway
  • Parish: Ewes

National Grid Reference

  • NGR: NY 37552 93007
  • Coordinates: 337552, 593007

Description

Dated 1736. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with alterations and

additions including (? late 18th century) E flanking wing.

Rubble-built with ashlar dressings and margins.

S ELEVATION: gabled central porch added probably late in 19th

century; windows in outer bays doubled to bipartite, re-using

original dressings; margins all deeply-chamfered. Straight skews

and rebuilt end stacks; slate roofs. Blocked low door with

relieving arch at S end of either gable; 2 blocked attic lights

in E gable. Rear (N) additions in 3 main phases: full-height NE

wing mid 18th century with E-facing window with chamfered

margins: addition to E with roof swept over and in re-entrant

angle mainly 19th century.

INTERIOR: re-modelled; wide segmental-arched fireplace with

chamfered edges and oven recesses, formerly built up, exposed

circa 1938/9.

Detached E flanking wing extends S from house with basket-arched

cart opening (now garage) below loft window in S gable; stables

and bothy contained at N end. Deep circular well shaft at NE neatly-lined with red rubble.

Statement of Special Interest

W flanking wing demolished latter half of 19th century.

Category B for unusual older fabric incorporated.

References

Bibliography

Information from owner (1986). SRO RHP 1244 (1828 plan

showing 2 flanking wings.).

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