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Tarvit Farm

A Category A Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3141 / 56°18'50"N

Longitude: -2.995 / 2°59'42"W

OS Eastings: 338545

OS Northings: 713962

OS Grid: NO385139

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.6533

Mapcode Global: WH7S2.YKZF

Entry Name: Tarvit Farm

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333635

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2674

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cupar

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1800. Large single storey and loft U-plan steading block with central tower and tall obelisk spire. Ashlar, polished to north elevation, droved to courtyard elevations. Symmetrical north elevation: 11 bays, central and outer bays taller, broader and advanced; central bay pedimented, round-arched, keystoned pend flanked by blind windows at 2 levels: pilastered octagonal base with clock to 2 faces supports facetted and ball-finialled spire used as dovecot with circular flight holes. Outer bays originally (altered to right), semi-circular, traceried loft windows above. Bays between arcaded to ground floor with round-headed panels; single windows to ground floor and loft, some blind. Cill course to 1st floor, and 3 raised lintels. Cornice and blocking course. Slate roof. Variety of door and window openings and roof pitches to courtyard elevation; modern large central block replaces partly demolished earlier building (not included in listing). Open, circular, conical-roofed horsemill to east.

Statement of Interest

Associated with Tarvit House (now demolished). Date from SNMR index.

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