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Latitude: 56.0673 / 56°4'2"N
Longitude: -4.2845 / 4°17'4"W
OS Eastings: 257874
OS Northings: 688403
OS Grid: NS578884
Mapcode National: GBR 0Y.PPG2
Mapcode Global: WH3N3.5R0M
Entry Name: Graystone
Listing Date: 30 October 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396525
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49014
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Forth and Endrick
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
Late 18th/early 19th century with minor alterations. Single storey with later attic to farmhouse; long; rectangular-plan range incorporating symmetrical 3-bay farmhouse at centre and slightly lower height flanking attached agricultural outbuildings. Limewashed rubble; partly harled. Flush painted architraves to openings to principal (NW) elevation of farmhouse. Coped skews to farmhouse.
NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: farmhouse to centre; central entrance with flanking windows to ground floor and attic (later/late 19th century polygonal piended dormers to attic). Attached range to left thought to include milking parlour/byre; standard entrance to right (adjoining farmhouse); 2 windows to left (that to right smaller). Attached range to right including barn with hayloft; largely blank apart from entrances to right and outer left (adjoining farmhouse); that to outer left with small low flanking windows and shallow opening above.
SW ELEVATION: gable end of barn with pitching window to gable.
SE ELEVATION: remains of circular-plan former threshing mill to left.
2-pane timber sash and case windows to farmhouse. Grey slate roofs/partly corrugated asbestos to outbuildings. Coped gablehead stacks to either side (NE and SW) of farmhouse.
INTERIOR: not inspected (1999).
An early 19th century building sympathetically altered circa 1840. The amin section retains its original appearance to S elevation. The wings formerly extended at right angles to N for a short distance. According to the present (1999) occupant it was built as a farmhouse and more recently divided up into 2 cottages. It was converted back to a single dwelling during the renovations of circa 1970. Prior to this it contained a box bed.
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