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Dalginch Farmhouse with Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kennoway, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2084 / 56°12'30"N

Longitude: -3.1117 / 3°6'42"W

OS Eastings: 331138

OS Northings: 702312

OS Grid: NO311023

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.DWBN

Mapcode Global: WH6RH.56HX

Entry Name: Dalginch Farmhouse with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 1 February 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394051

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46710

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kennoway

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Parish: Kennoway

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1800, with later 19th century wing to rear and pavilion to E. 2-storey, 3-bay, traditional L-plan farmhouse with single storey pavilion. Coursed whinstone rubble with raised ashlar margins and droved quoins; squared rubble pavilion. Eaves lintel course.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Small enclosed piend-roofed porch to centre bay at ground and part-glazed door with 2-pane fanlight behind, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st floor. Slightly set-back single storey piend-roofed pavilion with window to outer right.

W ELEVATION: gabled elevation with window to left of centre at each floor; evidence of 2 attic lights in gablehead now blocked. Tiny window high up in lean-to bay to outer left, and wall adjoining beyond.

E ELEVATION: modern window to pavilion adjoining gabled elevation.

N ELEVATION: irregularly fenestrated elevation with projecting piended wing to left of centre and single storey lean-to bay to right.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with some cans and thackstanes; ashlar-coped skews with ropework moulded scroll skewputts.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Group with Dalginch Steading. In 1838 the NSA recorded "General Balfour of Balbirnie (as) proprietor of Dalguinch (sic)".

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