Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 31023 35689
331023, 735689


Later 19th century. 2-storey, essentially L-plan, gabled farmhouse. Stugged snecked rubble, stugged ashlar dressings with droved margins, slate roof. Cast-iron ventilator grilles diagonally set in margined ashlar blocks at ground level to S and E elevations; single and paired windows, gable dormerheads breaking through eaves other than at principal gables, plate glass sash and case glazing, hoodmoulds with label stops; deep eaves with exposed purlin ends and plain bargeboards; cast-iron rainwater goods, ridge and end stacks with tall cans.

W ELEVATION: gable at right with single storey entrance porch advanced at left, window, panelled door with fanlight and stepped hoodmould to right return, gabled to each elevation; window to right and at 1st floor; window to left return elevation 1st floor; recessed bay to left, later lean-to at re-entrant, window to 1st floor; single storey L-plan service block recessed to far left, door and various windows, piended roof.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay. Centre bay, window to ground floor, dormerheaded window 1st; slightly advanced gable to right; canted window with chamfered margins and half-piended roof to ground floor, bipartite to 1st; gable to left; bipartite to ground floor, single window to 1st.

E ELEVATION: 2 windows to ground floor, window to gable at 1st floor left, 2 dormerheaded windows to right; single storey lean-to block to far right with 2 windows and lean-to.

N ELEVATION: border-glazed stair window to right of irregular M-gable; partly masked by lower service block.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Special Interest

Neither the farmhouse nor the steading appears on the 1860 OS map. The whole group of buildings succeeded the earlier steading and farmhouse (farmhouse listed as Lundie Castle) further up the hill sometime after 1860. The impressive shelter belt of trees enhances the setting of the house.



OS map 1860.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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