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Craigend Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Kinglassie, Fife

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Latitude: 56.183 / 56°10'58"N

Longitude: -3.2875 / 3°17'15"W

OS Eastings: 320179

OS Northings: 699679

OS Grid: NT201996

Mapcode National: GBR 24.GKDB

Mapcode Global: WH6RD.GVRD

Entry Name: Craigend Steading

Listing Date: 4 October 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390235

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43664

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinglassie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes West and Kinglassie

Parish: Kinglassie

Traditional County: Fife

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Mid 19th century, possibly incorporating earlier fabric, with minor later alterations. Range of single and 2-storey buildings forming compact U-plan courtyard. Coursed and random rubble with ashlar quoins, some dressed. Segmental-headed openings and voussoirs.

SW RANGE: SW elevation of lower range to right of entrance with boarded timber door to cart-arch and adjacent door to right, all to left of centre, openings beyond blinded: 2-storey bothy(?) and gig house to left of entrance with wide sliding door to outer left below sloping roof, segmental-headed window (blocked) to right at ground, blinded window above at centre. Single bay with blocked door to courtyard elevation

NW RANGE: courtyard elevation with 2-storey bothy(?) to left with door at centre, blocked windows in flanking bays and regular blinded openings at 1st floor, all openings segmental-headed; full-height sliding door to right. Higher range adjoining to outer right with variety of elements including sliding door to left adjacent to timber-louvred opening. NW elevation of long stepped and piended roofline with hayloft opening to outer left.

NE RANGE: courtyard elevation single bay of tall NW range extending to outer left and adjoining single-storey building with sliding door.

SE RANGE: courtyard elevation of single storey range with adjoining cattle courts to rear. 2-leaf door to left of centre with flanking windows, open bay to outer right with supporting cast-iron columns and timber lintel.

Corrugated asbestos(?) and iron roofing and ashlar coped skews.

Statement of Interest

Virtually intact steading; Craigend farmhouse listed separately.

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