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North Howes Barn and Former Bacon Factory

A Category C Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334530

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3476

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

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
slated.
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.

Statement of Interest

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

skewputt.

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