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Howes Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9907 / 54°59'26"N

Longitude: -3.2723 / 3°16'20"W

OS Eastings: 318690

OS Northings: 566979

OS Grid: NY186669

Mapcode National: GBR 5BLQ.BR

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.PTYD

Entry Name: Howes Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 30 September 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334569

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3510

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Parish: Annan

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Farmhouse with extensive steading,
latter mainly built around quadrangular courtyard and with
tall brick engine house stack, 18th century fabric
incorporated in lesser courtyard to S. All built of red
rubble with ashlar dressings, house with painted margins:
roofs mostly slated.
House: 2 storeys, 3 bays, with castellated S-facing central
porch, coped end stacks and piended U-plan roof: sash windows
with 12-pane glazing pattern. Lean-to additions to E flank.
Steading: 1 and 2-storey ranges. Principal courtyard block
has tall 8-bay E range with 3-bay cartshed and blocked tall
(?winnowing) opening to E, forestair to court, boarded upper
openings; gabled engine house in SE angle of courtyard with
tall square stack; pend in W range; blocked segmental archway
in S range opening in to lesser court, latter closed at W by
long 1 and 2-storey range.

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