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Over Rankeilour Home Farm and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Monimail, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3046 / 56°18'16"N

Longitude: -3.0871 / 3°5'13"W

OS Eastings: 332829

OS Northings: 712996

OS Grid: NO328129

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.6NF2

Mapcode Global: WH6QX.KS4P

Entry Name: Over Rankeilour Home Farm and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349120

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15489

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Monimail

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Monimail

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Built 1819-20. Symmetrically planned home farm. Originally single storey with attics or lofts. Domestic block flanked by parallel wings of U-plan steading, forming rectangular courtyard to south. North elevation: droved yellow ashlar (remainder rubble-built). 4-bay Central block has 2 taller inner bays slightly advanced and pedimented, with door and window; single windows in outer bays, all 12-pane sashes.

Symmetrically placed stacks and piended slate roof (courtyard elevation has door and 12-pane sashes; partly raised to 2 storeys with flat roof). Flanking wings each have door in pedimented north gable. West wing has 3 segmental-headed cart openings and large altered rectangular opening to courtyard elevation; square-headed loft openings; ramp to west leads to large swept-roofed loft opening. East wing is partly altered for

domestic use, with square-headed door and window openings; south wing has some enlarged rectangular openings, and off-centre 2-storey square tower with pyramidal roof and weathercock finial. Slated roofs throughout. Set behind rubble wall with corniced, square, dorved ashlar

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Statement of Interest

A decayed stone in centre of north wall of 4-bay block may have been a datestone. Rectangular structure inside courtyard and modern shed to south are not included in statutory list.

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