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Latitude: 57.1633 / 57°9'47"N
Longitude: -2.7583 / 2°45'29"W
OS Eastings: 354232
OS Northings: 808302
OS Grid: NJ542083
Mapcode National: GBR WS.2LSY
Mapcode Global: WH7N4.L6QW
Entry Name: Corse, Winds'eye Farm
Listing Date: 24 September 2003
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397028
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49493
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Aboyne, Upper Deeside and Donside
Traditional County: Aberdeenshire
Mid to late 19th century. Single storey, U-plan farm building group with L-plan farmhouse to S abutting L-plan steading to N to form courtyard. Squared and snecked granite rubble, large rybats and lintels to openings, long and short quoins.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay, single storey and attic cottage with harled double bay addition to right, roof piended to right. Symmetrical elevation with advanced timber, gabled porch to centre with small rectangular windows to flanking bays. Timber-framed canted roof dormers to outer bays.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: 4-bay, single storey former steading, terminating in gable end to right and roof piended to E return to left. Single small, square window to centre.
E (SIDE) ELEVATION: 6-bay. 4-bay steading to right, harled 2-bay cottage addition abutting to left. Slightly advanced corner bay to cottage with further advanced, bowed, 5-light window to centre.
W (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration with rear door to centre right of rear section. Outhouse with cat-slide roof to centre of right, cottage wing.
Predominantly 4-pane, timber framed sash and case windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Coped skews and gable stacks.
INTERIOR: not seen 2002
Winds'eye's U-plan leads it stand out from the numerous other 19th century farm buildings in the area where the typical pattern is for the steading to be a free standing adjacent building. The buildings also display many of the original features that do typify the farmbuilding stock of the region providing a good representative for the local farm vernacular.
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