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Cottage, Orchilmore Farm

A Category B Listed Building in Moulin, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.7517 / 56°45'6"N

Longitude: -3.774 / 3°46'26"W

OS Eastings: 291616

OS Northings: 763640

OS Grid: NN916636

Mapcode National: GBR KB1W.3YK

Mapcode Global: WH5MB.0K3D

Plus Code: 9C8RQ62G+M9

Entry Name: Cottage, Orchilmore Farm

Listing Name: Orchilmore Farm, Cottage

Listing Date: 5 March 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394975

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47642

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Moulin

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Parish: Moulin

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Probably 18th century. Single storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan vernacular cottage with evidence of hanging lums. Random rubble, render/harl pointing with some roughly squared large quoins.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Timber door to centre bay with small windows to flanking bays, that to right possibly slightly enlarged.

N ELEVATION: small window with large slab cill to centre.

E ELEVATION: largely blank gable with roughly triangular projecting stone off-centre left in gablehead, and small lean-to timber structure to right at ground.

W ELEVATION: blank gable.

Remains of timber sash and case windows. Corrugated-iron roof with metal square-section flues(?) to ridge. Squat ridge stacks.

Statement of Interest

Both stacks/flues are inset from the outer gables which is indicative of hanging lums. A similar structure in Pitlochry is now an 'A' listed Historic Scotland In-Care building, and has been found to conceal cruck-frames and thatch beneath its corrugated roofing material. See also Torthorwald cruck-framed cottage, Dumfries and Galloway. Orchilmore Farm and the later (replacement?) farmhouse flank the cottage on falling ground.

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