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THE KNAPP, HILTON OF KNAPP STEADING, INCLUDING IMPLEMENT SHED AND BOTHYLB13245

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
25/02/1993
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Longforgan
NGR
NO 28344 31746
Coordinates
328344, 731746

Description

Earlier 19th century, incorporating later 18th century range to E. Single and 2-storey, U-plan steading on falling ground. Dark rubble, stugged red ashlar dressings, slate roof partly replaced with modern ridged sheeting. Boarded doors, multi-pane windows some with ventilating slats to bottom, ventilating slats to granary openings. Piended roofs.

S ELEVATION: principal range recessed to centre; 3 doors, 2 windows, out-shot representing remains of horse-mill to left, slightly lower bays to far right masked by pentice-roofed cattle court raised and re-roofed 1955. W angle advanced at outer left, blind gable at right return angle. E (earlier) range advanced at outer right, gable in line with lower cattle court to left, door to ground floor, opening to 1st.

E ELEVATION: forestairs at centre leading to gable-headed door at 1st floor, opening to left, glazed opening to right.

W ELEVATION: enlarged sliding door to left, 3 windows to right.

N ELEVATION: lower range to left, enlarged door and 2 further doors,

2 rooflights; threshing mill to right, large gable headed 2-leaf doors to right, 2 openings and further smaller door to left, 4 rooflights.

INTERIOR: altered, various floors removed.

IMPLEMENT SHED AND BOTHY: to W. Single storey, rectangular-plan implement shed with slightly later bothy adjoined to N. Dark rubble with stugged red sandstone dressings and 4 monolithic piers, piended slate roof, now gabled with ashlar stack to N (bothy) end.

E ELEVATION: 4 irregularly-placed piers to implement shed at left, door to bothy slightly recessed to right. Left and right return gables blank.

W ELEVATION: window to bothy at left.

INTERIOR: chimneypiece in bothy.

Statement of Special Interest

The farmhouse to the south is not listed, although should be regarded as falling within the curtilage of the steading. Formerly a Rossie estate building.

References

Bibliography

James Stobie, MAP OF THE COUNTIES OF PERTH AND CLACKMANNAN (1783); OS map (1867).

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