Listed Building

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ORTON, FARM HOME STEADING (EXCLUDING COTTAGES)LB15831

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
09/11/1987
Local Authority
Moray
Planning Authority
Moray
Parish
Rothes
NGR
NJ 31257 54045
Coordinates
331257, 854045

Description

Circa 1850, possible Thomas Mackenzie. Single and 2-storey

range of farm buildings and cottages. Whitewashed rubble

and margins, tooled ashlar dressings.

STEADING: U-plan range opening to E and infilled with later

covered cattle court. Symmetrical centre 2-storey, 3-bay

block in S elevation with crowstepped centre finialled

gablet.

Lower 2-storey byre range to W and rubble range right with

modern sliding doors. Range extends to N, with 2 W facing

basket arched cart bays.

Further 2 buildings run N/S, at S comprising 4 basket

arched cart-bays of differing heights in W elevation.

Attenuated ball finials, crowsteps, slate roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

Nos 1 and 2, Home Farm Cottages and 'The Bothy' are excluded

from listing due to alterations and additions.

References

Bibliography

ELGIN COURANT, 13 June 1862.

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