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Latitude: 54.9794 / 54°58'45"N
Longitude: -3.2241 / 3°13'26"W
OS Eastings: 321753
OS Northings: 565665
OS Grid: NY217656
Mapcode National: GBR 5BXV.ST
Mapcode Global: WH6YF.F3YJ
Entry Name: Beckfoot Farmhouse with Steading and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 30 September 1987
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334539
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3487
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale South
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Earlier 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay farmhouse with basement,
at SE end of courtyard steading; gatepiers at SW.
House: squared red rubble coursers, ashlar dressings and
painted margins; near full-height shallow W wing (raised in
brick) also painted. N (courtyard) and S elevations each with
central door, pedimented doorpiece to S with engaged Roman
Doric columns (modern door), N door behind glazed porch,
steps down to basement door alongside. Windows mostly sashes
with 12-pane glazing pattern, round-headed and keystoned tall
stair window on E flank has intersecting tracery. End stacks,
piended roof, with graded slates. Iron-railed small garden to
Interior: some pilastered doorcases; depressed-arched screen
Gatepiers: (contemporary with house) 2 chamfered square
painted ashlar piers, projecting caps with cavetto cornice.
Steading: L-plan, walls closing court at S and E both linked
to house. Rubble-built with ashlar dressings, all whitewashed
- W range (barn) probably built 2nd half of 18th century;
2-storey (upper loft storey), L-plan (single bay cartshed
with keystoned flat arches, forestair built against
courtyard S wall; triangular dovecote in E gable; modern
lean-to to court; roofed with graded slates; stable in
altered and heightened N range, with corrugated roof.
Detached steading range to N excluded from listing.
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