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Latitude: 55.5148 / 55°30'53"N
Longitude: -4.2428 / 4°14'33"W
OS Eastings: 258483
OS Northings: 626841
OS Grid: NS584268
Mapcode National: GBR 3S.TNLW
Mapcode Global: WH3QT.SNT5
Plus Code: 9C7QGQ74+WV
Entry Name: Nethersheild Farmhouse And Steading
Listing Name: Nethershield Farmhouse and Steading
Listing Date: 19 March 1993
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353583
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19258
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Ballochmyle
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Early 19th century; later additions to outer and inner elevations of W steading wing. 2-storey, rectangular-plan 3-bay farmhouse with flanking Z-plan steading wings. Painted rubble, painted sandstone ashlar margined angles and window margins; coursed and squared dark rubble at N elevation of farmhouse with red sandstone ashlar doorpiece, window margins, quoins and eaves course; piended slate roof. 4- and 12-pane sash and case windows; tall end stacks. Arrow slit ventilators at S steading pavilions; ashlar-coped skews to steading.
N ELEVATION: farmhouse to centre. Panelled door with astragalled fanlight and Doric pilastered doorpiece to centre, window to left and right, 3 windows to 1st floor. Steading ranges slightly recessed to left and right with 2 windows to bays flanking farmhouse and window to outer gables. S ELEVATION: farmhouse recessed at centre with 3 windows to ground and 1st floor, flanked by steadfing bays with E and W ranges advanced at left and right terminating in gabled pavilions; various openings, cross-finial at inner gable of E pavilion, door and 3 arrow slit ventilators to S elevations of pavilions.
INTERIOR: not seen.
This farmhouse and steading is a good, relatively unaltered example of an 'improved' symmetrically-planned combined farmhouse and steading. The Old Statistical Account (1798) states that most farmhouses had been rebuilt within the last 10-12 years.