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Latitude: 55.0279 / 55°1'40"N
Longitude: -3.2734 / 3°16'24"W
OS Eastings: 318696
OS Northings: 571113
OS Grid: NY186711
Mapcode National: GBR 5BL9.3F
Mapcode Global: WH6Y0.PWFF
Entry Name: Brydekirk Mains Farmhouse and Steading Including St Bride's Tower
Listing Date: 3 August 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334550
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3493
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
Farmhouse and steading build mostly in 1st half of 19th
century, fragment of St Bride's tower incorporated at SE end
of steading court. All rubble-built with ashlar dressings,
house now dry-dashed, with painted margins. Roofs covered
mainly with graded slates.
House: 2 storeys, 4 (1+3) bays, northmost bay not original,
door central in modern porch; mostly sash windows with
6-paned glazing retained in top sashes only. Straight skews;
end stacks; rear wing.
Steading: plain whitewashed ranges about open court; tall S
and W ranges have some blocked openings; low E range has long
Tower: (adjoining E gable of S range) much altered and in
poor condition; upper part of E wall looks rebuilt, part of
corbel course survives; wall facing courtyard has 2-storey
elevation with big slappings and may be rebuilt. Garden wall
contains re-used stones.
Tower notes in RCAHM INVENTORY, 1920, no 2.
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