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Burleigh Farm

A Category B Listed Building in Kinross-shire, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2256 / 56°13'32"N

Longitude: -3.4057 / 3°24'20"W

OS Eastings: 312941

OS Northings: 704561

OS Grid: NO129045

Mapcode National: GBR 20.CNV5

Mapcode Global: WH6R4.NSG7

Entry Name: Burleigh Farm

Listing Date: 17 February 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353303

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19054

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Orwell

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Kinross-shire

Parish: Orwell

Traditional County: Kinross-shire

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Description

Farmhouse and courtyard steading. Early 19th century farmhouse and outbuildings incorporating earlier structures; substantially altered and rebuilt as improved courtyard steading later/late 19th century (sfter 1853 OS map).

FARMHOUSE: to S; circa 1820 2-storey, 3-bay S-facing house built onto earlier 2-storey, 3-bay N-facing cottage. S elevation, S block: cream stugged and coursed rubble, raised droved margins and dressings. Base course; rectangular tripartite porch advanced at centre, with block parapet and cornice, narrow 2-pane sash and case windows flanking doorway; door with 2 pointed panels and plain narrow fanlight over. Later 19th century canted bay windows with plate glass sash and case glazing, flanking porch. 3 12-pane sash and case windows at 1st. Pitched slated roof, end stacks; broad skews. Chimney stacks on gables, with plain copes. N Block: pre-dates S facing block. Entrance elevation facing N to courtyard. Roughly squared rubble, steeply pitched slated roof, end stacks. Altered at various dates; early 19th century windows at 1st floor, unfortunate modern concrete slapping to left of door. Both N and S blocks shown on 1853 OS map.

W RANGE: early 19th century (with even earlier core?), single storey, heightened and altered as single storey and attic later 19th century; many subsequent alterations. Shown on 1853 OS map. Pink stugged and roughly squared sandstone rubble, slated and corrugated iron pitched roof, stone skews. Variety of asymmetrical openings to W elevation, including later 19th century openings with chamfered lintels and bipartite window at S end. More regular series of door openings to E (courtyard) elevation. Stables at N section with 2 segmental-arched cart-shed bays to E, one blocked. Incorporates 3 bay dwelling house with 3 dormers on W elevation on E. Lower single storey end block with slated roof (piended to N) attached at N end.

N RANGE: roofless block to W. To E ?18th century single storey rubble built range with steep pantiled roof, piended at E end. Stone skews. Later 19th century louvered ridge vent with slated roof to W.

E RANGE: (cart shed and granary) early 19th century roughly squared and stugged pink sandstone rubble with contrasting cream sandstone droved dressings, 9-bay W elevation with asymmetrical openings. 5 basket-arched cart bays off-centre, 3 blocked with concrete and modern windows, right hand bay also pend; 4 square hay loft openings over. Single entrance bay to left, 3 bays to right, with pair vehicular entrances, with sliding vertically boarded doors. E elevation with lean-to corrugated iron roofed shed originally containing water powered sawmill (some good agricultural machinery extant 1991).

Cattlecourt at centre, comprising 3 COWSHED BLOCKS, that to N earliest (?18th century), cream and yellow sandstone random rubble, rounded quoins.

Pitched pantiled roof; relieving arch over wide entrance in W gable, both wide entrances at W and E with timber lintels.

Attached to S 2 identical ranges of later/late 19th century date, incorporating rubble fragments of earlier structures.; very borad on plan, steeply pitched roofs with diamond pattern felt tiles; glazed at ridges. Glazed oculi in gable ends with raised margins; margin concrete in 4 sections at S range, ashlar in 26 voussoirs at centre range. Single-span BRIDGE TO E of E range over lade, originally carrying water source to waterwheel on E elevation of E range.

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