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Lassodie Mill Farm and Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Cowdenbeath, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.121 / 56°7'15"N

Longitude: -3.3831 / 3°22'59"W

OS Eastings: 314108

OS Northings: 692894

OS Grid: NT141928

Mapcode National: GBR 21.L7X9

Mapcode Global: WH6RR.0D9W

Entry Name: Lassodie Mill Farm and Steading

Listing Date: 29 August 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390249

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43675

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Beath

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cowdenbeath

Parish: Beath

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1730, house with earlier to mid 19th century alterations; steading of 18th century origin, also with 19th century alterations.

FARMHOUSE: 5-bay, 2-storey house, originally 3-bay, extended to left earlier to mid 19th century, sited to NW of mill steading. Harled, painted margins. Principal elevation with door to centre of original house with panel over door and small 1st floor window, windows in flanking bays larger at 1st floor; later bays to left with door to right and window above and window to both floors in outer bay. Lean-to addition to outer right swept down from eaves line with door and small square window.

Timber sash and case glazing with plate glass and 4-pane windows. Grey slates. Stone end and mutual gable stacks with thackstanes. Beak skewputts to original gable.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

MILL AND STEADING: 18th and 19th century work. Rubble with harl pointing at intervals and stugged quoins. partly in poor condition.

3-bay cartshed and granary range to E, 18th century, with later square-headed cart openings at ground, small rectangular granary windows above (with 3-pane lights), beak skewputts; adjoined to single bay with segmental cart arch. Threshing barn range to S with piend-roof wheel house (?) projecting to right.

U-plan group to W with largely blank rear elevations to low, early N and E ranges with unusual swept pantiled swept ventilators.

Gabled and piended roofs with red pantiles.

Statement of Interest

The mill lade was presumably run from the Lochfitty Burn which flows to the south.

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