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Mainhead Farm

A Category B Listed Building in Cumbernauld, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.9665 / 55°57'59"N

Longitude: -3.9763 / 3°58'34"W

OS Eastings: 276742

OS Northings: 676598

OS Grid: NS767765

Mapcode National: GBR 1B.X0PD

Mapcode Global: WH4PY.W9QB

Plus Code: 9C7RX28F+JF

Entry Name: Mainhead Farm

Listing Name: Mainhead Farmhouse and Attached Out-Buildings

Listing Date: 22 May 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359951

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24089

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359951

Location: Cumbernauld

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Cumbernauld

Electoral Ward: Cumbernauld East

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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1786, later alterations. Courtyard group, farmhouse at south side. One storey plus atttics, white-washed rubble front, gabled attic windows with arrowslit motif, slate roof, skew gables. 2-windows wide, plain reveals, sloped hood on curved brackets to centre door. Symmetrical low outbuildings to gable ends. Fine complex of farm buildings to yard. West range includes 2-storey granary and barn with attached octagonal horsemill on west side, original roof timbers. Distinctive ventilator openings on upper floor, arched (partly blocked) ground floor openings facing yard, ranges, subsidiary range in yard with group of 5 flight holes to pigeon loft.

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Date 1786 formerly inscribed on south front.

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