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Banchory Farmhouse

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0816 / 56°4'53"N

Longitude: -3.1882 / 3°11'17"W

OS Eastings: 326146

OS Northings: 688280

OS Grid: NT261882

Mapcode National: GBR 28.NX9D

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.0D2M

Plus Code: 9C8R3RJ6+JP

Entry Name: Banchory Farmhouse

Listing Name: Banchory Farm, Grieves House with Ancillary Buildings

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394242

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46866

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Parish: Kinghorn

Traditional County: Fife

Tagged with: Farmhouse

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1793. 2-storey, 4-bay, rectangular-plan traditional farmhouse with flanking single storey, piended ancillaries. Painted rubble with raised stone margins; ancillaries roughly coursed rubble with squared rubble quoins.

SE (GARDEN) ELEVATION: part-glazed timber door in bay to left of centre at ground, small windows in flanking bays and window slapping to outer right; 3 regularly disposed windows to 1st floor. Window to each ancillary.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: deep-set door in bay to right of centre, and small window to outer left; 1st floor with stair window to right of centre, and further window to approximate centre, small rooflight close to ridge. 4 tiny openings to ancillary at outer right.

4- and 12-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows, except SE centre and NW left (both at ground) with small-pane, top-opening timber windows. Grey slates. Coped gable and ridge stacks with thackstanes and cans; ashlar-coped skews; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: plain cornices.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Grieves House was formerly Banchory Farmhouse; the later farmhouse is listed separately.

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