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Hayknowes Former Bacon Factory (On East Side of Road)

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9776 / 54°58'39"N

Longitude: -3.2923 / 3°17'32"W

OS Eastings: 317387

OS Northings: 565539

OS Grid: NY173655

Mapcode National: GBR 5BGW.1G

Mapcode Global: WH6YD.D4HY

Entry Name: Hayknowes Former Bacon Factory (On East Side of Road)

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334568

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3509

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Former bacon processing plant. Long

rectangular gabled range, 2 storeys, 7-bay long elevations. Rubble-built, with ashlar dressings; all whitewashed;

openings all flat-headed; square 1st floor windows; windows

mostly barred and with original sliding timber shutters

fitted to inner walls: lean-to added to W gable. S elevation

(to roadside) and central cartway with boarded doors, further

cartway at left with sliding door, 1st floor door above with

hoist over. N elevation has 2 blocked ground floor slits,

otherwise, windows throughout. Roofed with gabled slates.

Footings of adjoining concrete structure at E.

Interior has tiers of wall recesses to accommodate timber

meat-hanging frames; some framing survives at E. Ground floor

shutters slide horizontally, 1st floor shutters slide upwards

to open.

Statement of Interest

The high local potato yield of the late 18th century was used

to fatten pigs, which were exported as bacon.

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