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Middleton of Fonab Steading Including Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Moulin, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.694 / 56°41'38"N

Longitude: -3.7348 / 3°44'5"W

OS Eastings: 293850

OS Northings: 757151

OS Grid: NN938571

Mapcode National: GBR KC40.XKH

Mapcode Global: WH5MQ.L0QM

Entry Name: Middleton of Fonab Steading Including Gatepiers

Listing Date: 5 March 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394970

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47637

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Moulin

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Late 19th century possibly incorporating earlier fabric(?). Fine slated courtyard steading with large covered cattle courts and mill with granary. Snecked rubble with ashlar dressings, harl pointing. Boarded timber doors.

COURTYARD:

SW RANGE: NE ELEVATION: 3 broad gabled bays projecting from large roof expanse with open-band slating. Gables to centre and right timber-fronted and pedimented with timber gates flanked by cast-iron columns. Slightly advanced rubble construction gable to left with 2 timber doors and narrow brick bay in re-entrant angle to right.

INTERIOR: lightweight ironwork roof collars and braces; boarded timber gableheads, later concrete and steel animal pens.

NW RANGE: SE ELEVATION: tall piended range, bay to right of centre with 2-leaf door and 6-pane window to right, broad sliding door in bay to left.

NE RANGE: SW ELEVATION: minor alterations to ground; 3 granary openings above to left; 2 dormerheaded windows flanking dominant shouldered stack to right.

MILL AND GRANARY: tall 2-storey range to SW.

N ELEVATION: large piended canopy on timber piers with decorative bracing by re-entrant angle, small square window to left and rear of range (possibly straw barn) projecting to outer left.

S ELEVATION: door to ground with window to left and rear of cattle courts projecting to right.

W ELEVATION: gabled elevation with broad timber door high up to centre.

GATEPIERS: square-section, pyramidally-coped ashlar gatepiers flanking entrance to courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Property of the Cluniemore Estate. Middleton appears on the 1st edition OS but these buildings post-date the original farm.

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