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Kingseat Road, South Bellyeoman Farmhouse, Including Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0841 / 56°5'2"N

Longitude: -3.436 / 3°26'9"W

OS Eastings: 310730

OS Northings: 688850

OS Grid: NT107888

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z.NN0K

Mapcode Global: WH6RX.6B1P

Entry Name: Kingseat Road, South Bellyeoman Farmhouse, Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 4 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362541

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26064

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline North

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 18th-early 19th century. 2-storey and basement; 3-bay; rectangular-plan farmhouse. Symmetrical principal (S) elevation with classical detailing to slightly advanced central entrance bay. Harled exterior with painted ashlar dressings. Architraved openings. Vertical margins at angles.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: slightly advanced central entrance bay with openings set within full-height round-arched recessed panel; entrance architrave in style of Palladian window (flanking outer lights blocked); modern part-glazed door with fanlight. Tripartite thermal segmental-headed window above. Window to each floor to flanking bays (those to basement are blocked).

N ELEVATION: irregular arrangement. Entrance with 2 windows to right to to left bay. Later lean-to to right with entrance to right return. 1st floor windows to central and right bays. Single storey sandstone rubble outbuildings (that to left partially rendered) adjoin set forward to either side.

W ELEVATION: opening to centre of basement; window to each floor above. Single storey sandstone rubble outbuilding adjoins to outer left.

E ELEVATION: irregular fenestration; window to left of ground floor; 2 to right of 1st floor. Single storey partially rendered rubble outbuilding adjoins to outer right.

Mainly 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Piended grey slate roof (also to outbuildings). Pair of ridge stacks with band courses; round cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1999).

BOUNDARY WALL: sandstone rubble wall with squared and rubble coping encloses garden to S.

Statement of Interest

The farmhouse has unusual classical detailing (using a slightly clumsy version of motifs usually employed on grander buildings) to its principal (S) elevation. Semi-ruinous steading buildings still standing to the N (1999).

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