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Latitude: 57.5457 / 57°32'44"N
Longitude: -1.8382 / 1°50'17"W
OS Eastings: 409783
OS Northings: 850636
OS Grid: NK097506
Mapcode National: GBR P8TS.8HR
Mapcode Global: WHBQ1.QLVQ
Entry Name: Kinloch Farmhouse
Listing Date: 23 September 1991
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353200
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18976
Building Class: Cultural
Location: St Fergus
Electoral Ward: Peterhead North and Rattray
Parish: St Fergus
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
2-storey farmhouse built in phases. Conservatory addition reconstructed from the upper section of the glazed verandah at Pitfour House (demolished 1927), in front of W-facing piend-roofed and centre-doored 2-storey, 3-bay farmhouse of circa 1820-40; end stacks. Full-height rear wing to SE, forming L-plan, is shallow in plan and may incorporate an earlier house. Pyramid roofed 20th century square-plan addition fills angle at NE.
Plain harled elevations; single-light windows widely spaced at earlier sections. Tall coped wallhead stacks and slate piended roofs (earlier parts re-roofed) throughout.
CONSERVATORY: (see NOTES), cast-iron water-leaf columns, decorative cast-iron mullions. Glazed roof lost; asbestos tiled roof in its place. cast-iron cresting over S door posibly also from Pitfour.
INTERIOR: drawing room in W section has low ceiling with fine gilded plasterwork; pair elaborate oak chimneypieces with mirror overmantles and tileder register grates ('GNF' insc. the family crest of the Ferguson's of Pitfour), Victorian, assembled from earlier ?17th century fragments, originally in the ballroom at Pitfour. Gilt heraldic cartouches in plaster frieae in entrance vestibule (see NOTES).
Farmhouse of historic importance because of its associations with Pitfour House and Chapel, demolished 1927.
Conservatory constructed from the top section of the 30' long verandah at Pitfour (photograph of the verandah in situ; BANFF AND BUCHAN, AN ILLUSTRATED ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE, C McKEAN 1990, p92.
Gothic chair and bench from Pitfour Chapel still at Kinloch, in the vestibule, 1990.