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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: Orchilmore Farm, Cottage
Listing Date: 5 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394975
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47642
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Highland
Traditional County: Perthshire
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.
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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