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Priorslynn Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0741 / 55°4'26"N

Longitude: -2.95 / 2°57'0"W

OS Eastings: 339437

OS Northings: 575928

OS Grid: NY394759

Mapcode National: GBR 79VR.4W

Mapcode Global: WH7Z3.NQFH

Entry Name: Priorslynn Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334591

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3532

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

1830/40 2-storey, 3-bay house with late 18th century house

to rear (W) sharing common long wall. Courtyard steading to S.

HOUSE: E (front) elevation roughly-coursed red rubble with

contrasting grey ashlar long and short dressings (other

elevations mostly painted); pilastered central doorpiece,

panelled door with decorative fanlight; sash windows with

12-pane glazing pattern. End stacks; slate roof. Deeply

recessed bay left is part of earlier house and linked to

steading. Asymmetrical W elevation.

STEADING: several building phases; single storey with lofts.

Courtyard entered through segmental-arched pend on W range;

latter range has rectangular loft openings mostly blocked;

square-headed openings to other ranges; 2 asymmetrically sited (unpainted) gables at W end of courtyard.

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