MEIKLEDALE FARMHOUSE (Ref:9772)
This building is in the Dumfries And Galloway Council and the
It is a category B building and was listed on 03/08/1971.
Group Items: N/A,
Group Cat: N/A,
Map Ref: NY 375 930.
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.
W flanking wing demolished latter half of 19th century.
Category B for unusual older fabric incorporated.
Information from owner (1986). SRO RHP 1244 (1828 plan
showing 2 flanking wings.).
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