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Wester Forrest Farm House and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Howe of Fife and Tay Coast, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3736 / 56°22'24"N

Longitude: -2.9956 / 2°59'44"W

OS Eastings: 338602

OS Northings: 720587

OS Grid: NO386205

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.2JXM

Mapcode Global: WH7RW.Y2P8

Entry Name: Wester Forrest Farm House and Steading

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 340838

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8654

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Logie (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Logie (Fife)

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier/mid 19th century 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse, with steading to north. House built of squared and snecked rubble; central panelled door with fanlight and 8-pane sashes to south elevation. straight skews, corniced end stacks and slate roof. 2 low paarallel wings to north, one with segmental-arched cart opening, now window, other with altered, large lintelled entrance. Steading may incorporate some earlier fabric. Composed of 2 principal blocks, 1 L-plan partly enclosing rectangular block of 4 parallel ranges, and with L-plan courtyard between, partly roofed (modern) at west. Single storey with lofts, rubble-built with ashlar dressings. L-plan block has 6 arcaded, segmental-headed cart openings to courtyard elevation of north wing, loft door and 6 square boarded loft openings above; east wing has 6 bays to courtyard, 2 low bays to right, segmental-headed pend (broader arch to court-yard) to left, door beween, flanked by windows; 3 square loft openings. Blocked openings to outer walls. Rectangular parallel ranges have some large, altered lintelled openings to south and to east elevations. Pantile roofs, mostly piended.

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