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Tarrasfoot Tile Works

A Category A Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1191 / 55°7'8"N

Longitude: -2.9727 / 2°58'21"W

OS Eastings: 338061

OS Northings: 580952

OS Grid: NY380809

Mapcode National: GBR 79P7.7R

Mapcode Global: WH7YX.9LPH

Entry Name: Tarrasfoot Tile Works

Listing Date: 12 July 1988

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334594

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3535

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Canonbie

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Annandale East and Eskdale

Parish: Canonbie

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

19th-early 20th century tile works now disused. Main
surviving buildings are;
KILN: early 20th century; vaulted Newcastle kiln;
rectangular-plan with openings to E and to W short walls;
squat brick stack over common wall. Brick-built with iron/steel
ties and braces.
DRYING SHEDS: 2 single-storey buildings, the larger a
remarkably long L-plan block, the other rectangular-plan;
each structure is timber-framed with full-height louvred
corrugated-iron panels; roofs half-slated. Interior with timber
shelving racks.
MACHINE WING: piend-roofed stone-built rectangular-plan block
linked to long S wall of larger drying shed; machinery now
removed. Roof full-slated.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument. Owned and formerly operated by Buccleuch

estates for production of field drains.

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