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Latitude: 56.0867 / 56°5'11"N
Longitude: -4.3606 / 4°21'38"W
OS Eastings: 253214
OS Northings: 690717
OS Grid: NS532907
Mapcode National: GBR 0V.NJCQ
Mapcode Global: WH3N1.Z8PR
Plus Code: 9C8Q3JPQ+MQ
Entry Name: Outbuilding Adjoining To Ne, Gaisland
Listing Name: Gaisland Farm, Farmhouse and Attached Outhouses
Listing Date: 9 January 1981
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335434
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4205
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forth and Endrick
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
Tagged with: Outbuilding
Late 18th/early 19th century with minor alterations. Single storey with later attic to farmhouse; long; rectangular-plan range incorporating symmetrical 3-bay farmhouse at centre and slightly lower height flanking attached agricultural outbuildings. Limewashed rubble; partly harled. Flush painted architraves to openings to principal (NW) elevation of farmhouse. Coped skews to farmhouse.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: farmhouse to centre; central entrance with flanking windows to ground floor and attic (later/late 19th century polygonal piended dormers to attic). Attached range to left thought to include milking parlour/byre; standard entrance to right (adjoining farmhouse); 2 windows to left (that to right smaller). Attached range to right including barn with hayloft; largely blank apart from entrances to right and outer left (adjoining farmhouse); that to outer left with small low flanking windows and shallow opening above.
SW ELEVATION: gable end of barn with pitching window to gable.
SE ELEVATION: remains of circular-plan former threshing mill to left.
2-pane timber sash and case windows to farmhouse. Grey slate roofs/partly corrugated asbestos to outbuildings. Coped gablehead stacks to either side (NE and SW) of farmhouse.
INTERIOR: not inspected (1999).
An unusually intact example of an early farmhouse with attached outbuildings. The linear plan-form appears to have been commonly used at this date in the area. It rarely survives intact, particularly with a largely unaltered farmhouse (still in use as such) at the centre. The sparse fenestration of the range also survives largely unaltered. A former circular-plan threshing mill attached to the SE elevation, which was included in the 1981 list description, has apparently (1999) fallen down.
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