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Latitude: 54.9913 / 54°59'28"N
Longitude: -3.2709 / 3°16'15"W
OS Eastings: 318783
OS Northings: 567043
OS Grid: NY187670
Mapcode National: GBR 5BLQ.NK
Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.QSMY
Entry Name: North Howes Barn and Former Bacon Factory
Listing Date: 30 September 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334530
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3476
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale South
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
18th and 19th century buildings with alterations, former
bacon factory and barn, at N and S sides respectively of
steading courtyard, both probably built in 2nd half of 18th
century. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings, roofs mainly
Barn (beside driveway): rectangular-plan; large archway to
each long wall (blocked at S), 2 tiers narrow slit
ventilators (also mainly blocked) some alterations to
courtyard. Skews with simple moulded skewputts.
Bacon factory: rectangular-plan, with large full-height
slapping to court; interior walls with square recesses for
timbers to suspend bacons.
Farmhouse now much altered, and not included in listing. For
bacon factory, see notes to Hayknowes, supra.
Stone incorporated in barn W gable possibly a re-used cavetto
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