History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

The Hillocks

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 56.0415 / 56°2'29"N

Longitude: -3.4727 / 3°28'21"W

OS Eastings: 308348

OS Northings: 684158

OS Grid: NT083841

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RCT3

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.MDJV

Plus Code: 9C8R2GRG+JW

Entry Name: The Hillocks

Listing Name: Broomhall Policies, Hillock

Listing Date: 21 June 1982

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334865

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3735

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

Find accommodation in


17th century. 3 single storey cottages form U-plan around yard to NE. Whinstone rubble; lime painted.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: S wing: lean-to shed to left; timber boarded door to right. 3 windows to right; advanced flat-roofed porch in S angle; door to E; window to NW. W wing: 2 windows to second cottage; flat-roofed porch to N angle; door in left return; 2 windows to right. N wing: entrance door to third cottage; flanking windows; extra window to left. Lean-to shed to right; timber boarded door to left. Plain gable end walls.

SE ELEVATION: central door; 2 windows to each flank.

SW ELEVATION: 4 canted bay windows on stone bases to rear.

NW ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.

Replacement fenestration. Rear bay windows added later 19th century; polygonal slate roofs to bays windows. Replacement pantile roof to cottages; piended roof. 5 rendered ridge stacks.

INTERIORS: not seen, 2000.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Broomhall; Broomhall Ice-House; Broomhall, Limekilns, 9 The Old Orchard; Broomhall, Limekilns, 9 The Old Orchard Garden, Broomhall Doocot; Broomhall Policies, Courthill Cottage; Broomhall Policies, East Lodge and Broomhall Policies, Former Brick Works. 2 bay windows to SW elevation appear in 1808 sketch. 2 more bay windows were added in the mid 19th Century. Built upon an outcrop of whinstone, the cottages resemble a Highland clachan. Built to house 6 families for Estate Work, Hillock belongs to the Broomhall Estate.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.