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Newton Farmhouse Including Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1603 / 56°9'36"N

Longitude: -3.0794 / 3°4'45"W

OS Eastings: 333059

OS Northings: 696922

OS Grid: NT330969

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.HXVC

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.NFVB

Entry Name: Newton Farmhouse Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 17 March 1999

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393159

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46046

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Parish: Wemyss

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century possibly of 2 near contemporary dates. 2-storey, 3-bay, L-plan, piend-roofed traditional farmhouse. Harled with painted margins and droved quoin strips. Eaves course.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Pilastered and corniced doorway with deep-set part-glazed timber door and 2-pane fanlight to centre, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration close to eaves at 1st floor.

NE ELEVATION: window in bay to centre at ground and to outer right at 1st floor.

NW ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation with variety of elements including projecting wing with dominant wallhead stack to left of centre, and boarded timber door and stair window on return to right.

SW ELEVATION: single storey piended projection to left of centre, 2 small windows flanked by 2 further windows to right at ground and 3 windows to 1st floor.

Mainly 12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans.

BOUNDARY WALL: flat-coped rubble boundary wall.

Statement of Interest

Property of Wemyss Estate Trustees.

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