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Comielaw Farmhouse and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Carnbee, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2311 / 56°13'51"N

Longitude: -2.7741 / 2°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 352104

OS Northings: 704547

OS Grid: NO521045

Mapcode National: GBR 2S.CDNX

Mapcode Global: WH7SL.CN72

Entry Name: Comielaw Farmhouse and Steading

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335556

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4308

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carnbee

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Parish: Carnbee

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1770. Low and long 2-storey elevation 3 bays. Whin
rubble with dressed margins and slated roof. Central door
flanked by 2 windows, the right now doubled. At 1st floor
central window uses door lintel as cill, 2 outer windows
blind. Attic window in gable end, straight skews, end stacks
with thacking stanes.
Steading, 1834. U-plan, rubble-built with brick-arched
cart-sheds, pantile roofs, variety of window, door and loft
openings. Central cattle court with pantile roofs.

Statement of Interest

An unusual survival of the type of farm house frequently lost

with agricultural improvements.

Modern iron sheds not included; they replace horse mill.

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