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Brydekirk Mains Farmhouse and Steading Including St Bride's Tower

A Category C Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0279 / 55°1'40"N

Longitude: -3.2744 / 3°16'27"W

OS Eastings: 318630

OS Northings: 571122

OS Grid: NY186711

Mapcode National: GBR 5BK9.WF

Mapcode Global: WH6Y0.NWYC

Entry Name: Brydekirk Mains Farmhouse and Steading Including St Bride's Tower

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334551

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3493

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

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
roof ventilator.
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.

Statement of Interest

Tower notes in RCAHM INVENTORY, 1920, no 2.

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