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Falkland Estate, Easter Cash Farmhouse with Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

A Category B Listed Building in Strathmiglo, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2704 / 56°16'13"N

Longitude: -3.2391 / 3°14'20"W

OS Eastings: 323357

OS Northings: 709342

OS Grid: NO233093

Mapcode National: GBR 26.8XZJ

Mapcode Global: WH6R1.6NTF

Entry Name: Falkland Estate, Easter Cash Farmhouse with Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 19 February 1997

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390533

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43885

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Strathmiglo

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Strathmiglo

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, crowstepped, Scottish 17th century style farmhouse, extended to side and rear. Red ashlar sandstone and coursed rubble; harled to rear. Base and eaves courses. Some stop- chamfered arrises.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: pedimented and pilastered doorcase to centre with deep-set panelled timber door and plate glass fanlight, windows in flanking bays; 3 windows breaking eaves at 1st floor, that to centre segmentally-pedimented with thistle finial, outer bays with floreate-finialled triangular pediments.

E ELEVATION: gabled bay to left with full-height canted tripartite

window, centre bay with 2 window at ground and pedimented window breaking eaves at 1st floor; flat-roofed extension to right.

N ELEVATION: asymmetrical fenestration to flat-roofed extension and irregular M-gable behind with gablehead stacks.

W ELEVATION: gabled bay to right with flat-roofed extension at ground and small window to left at 1st floor; 2 windows in bay to left and further window close to eaves above.

Small-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates, fish-scale pattern to canted window (E). Coped ashlar stacks and ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: tall, flat-coped rubble boundary walls, curved at corner corniced and square-coped square-section ashlar gatepiers and decorate cast-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

The roofline suggests the land of John Kinross, then working at Falkland Palace.

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