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Meikledale, Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Ewes, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2273 / 55°13'38"N

Longitude: -2.9833 / 2°58'59"W

OS Eastings: 337552

OS Northings: 593007

OS Grid: NY375930

Mapcode National: GBR 77LZ.XY

Mapcode Global: WH7YB.4WN1

Entry Name: Meikledale, Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342087

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9772

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ewes

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Civil Parish: Ewes

Unitary Authority Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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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 Interest

W flanking wing demolished latter half of 19th century.

Category B for unusual older fabric incorporated.

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