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Burnfoot Farm

A Category C Listed Building in Luss, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.0277 / 56°1'39"N

Longitude: -4.6326 / 4°37'57"W

OS Eastings: 236043

OS Northings: 684775

OS Grid: NS360847

Mapcode National: GBR 0J.S97X

Mapcode Global: WH2LZ.TR6F

Plus Code: 9C8Q29H8+3X

Entry Name: Burnfoot Farm

Listing Name: Burnfoot

Listing Date: 13 March 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390624

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43961

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200390624

Location: Luss

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Helensburgh and Lomond South

Parish: Luss

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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Dated 1863. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan farmhouse with gabled steading forming U-plan court. Rubble building with harl and cement pointing. Formerly with Tudor hoodmoulds. Gabled with trefoil-headed bargeboards.

W (MAIN) ELEVATION: low broad gabled porch advanced at centre, plaque in gable above inscribed "Built by Sir James Colquhoun Bart Lord Lieutenant of Dumbartonshire AD 1860"; now with modern rustic lean-to porch. Flanking symmetrical bays, bipartite windows at ground, window in gablehead.

OUTBUILDINGS: U-plan steadings at rear; various openings. uPVC sash and case look-alike windows. Grey slate roof.

Statement of Interest

The farmhouse was built as part of the improvements carried out by Sir James Colquhoun. It is typical of the court farms of Luss Estate. The interior and timbers of the house were destroyed by fire in 1994.

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