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Halldykes Farmhouse

A Category B Listed Building in Annandale North, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1304 / 55°7'49"N

Longitude: -3.324 / 3°19'26"W

OS Eastings: 315678

OS Northings: 582579

OS Grid: NY156825

Mapcode National: GBR 5973.5Q

Mapcode Global: WH6XL.X9BT

Entry Name: Halldykes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334496

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3443

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dryfesdale

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale North

Parish: Dryfesdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Probably 1720 (date - now indistinct - inscribed on cill
above porch). 2-storey 5-bay house, lean-to on slope to W at
basement level. Harled, with painted and chamfered ashlar
margins, formerly (?originally) T-plan rear (W) re-entrant
angle subsquently filled.
S elevation: 19th century corniced and rusticated ashlar
flat-roofed shallow central porch (modern door), windows in E
flank inserted 19th century; ground floor windows formerly
barred; sash windows, mostly plate glass; outer bays slightly
wider than others; eaves cornice; margined and corniced end
stacks (E stack now rendered) roofed (?re-roofed) with graded
slates. Rear wing has single N-facing window with vertical
glazing pattern, rebuilt apex stack.

Statement of Interest

Worn datestone possibly a marriage stone, and initials "MI"

follow date.

Porch may have been formed in 19th century by pushing

rusticated doorway forward, or perhaps by re-using masonry of

rusticated gatepiers.

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