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Brockwoodlees Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Canonbie, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.093 / 55°5'34"N

Longitude: -2.9694 / 2°58'9"W

OS Eastings: 338231

OS Northings: 578045

OS Grid: NY382780

Mapcode National: GBR 79PK.Y3

Mapcode Global: WH7Z3.C78Z

Entry Name: Brockwoodlees Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334597

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3537

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

Essentially late 18th/early 19th century but incorporating
earlier fabric. 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse with U-plan steading
to rear (W). All rubble-built with ashlar dressings, house
with polished margins; roofs covered with graded slates.
HOUSE: E ELEVATION: painted narrow central doorpiece with
cavetto reveals, fluted frieze with urns and modillion cornice
(door faced with plywood sheet, cast-iron knocker, and
fanlight); sash windows with 12-pane glazing pattern.
Eaves course; cornice; straight skews; corniced end stacks.
Piended low S wing.
INTERIOR: 6-panelled doors in architraves; some original
chimneypieces; SE ground floor room entered through curved
corner.
STEADING: 3 ranges around courtyard, latter walled at E;
further ranges and tall haybarn to S and W. N range incorporates
mid 18th century tall long barn with slit ventilators,
(blocked) depressed-arched wide opening at N partly obscured
by square-ended horsemill; secondary work with stugged red
ashlar dressings; forestair to court; plainer S and W ranges
have louvred roof ventilators.

Statement of Interest

Stone vessel incorporated in forestair.

Agricultural improvements on the Buccleugh estate were in

process in the last quarter of the 18th century.

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