Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Group Category Details
Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 44741 37578
344741, 737578


E-plan steading of different periods; NW, SE and central ranges circa mid 18th century perhaps including some mid 17th century fragments (NW and central ranges partly demolished and renewed mid 20th century), NE range earlier 19th century. Rubble and Aberdeen bond masonry with droved and margined ashlar dressings; 20th century alterations mainly brick and harl; piended grey slate and corrugated asbestos roofs.

NE RANGE: external elevation. Cartshed, granary and threshing mill: Modern corrugated metal lean-to at centre, 3 rectangular-headed cart-arches and window at left, pend arch at far left with sliding door, inner division wall and cobbled floor, 3 boarded openings above; return gable at left has partly rounded angles, depressed-arch carriage entrance with checked margins and voussoirs, mannered panel above with 3 blocked diamond-shaped apertures (former dovecot?), 1 door remaining; threshing mill at right (machinery and floor removed) with enlarged full-height entrance, door at left, some blocked and boarded openings at 1st floor, later timber additions at right; return gable at right has paired doors at centre, hayloft door above with gable dormerhead.

COURT ELEVATION: altered, some boarded apertures at 1st floor; brick cattle court at left with open slate roof, rubble cattle court at right with asbestos roof.

SE RANGE: external elevation. Plain, with door at centre, ridge ventilator.

COURT ELEVATION: cart entrance at right with 2 doors, 4 other doors and 2 windows at left; byre has cobbled and slab floor, stone trevises, timber heck.

NW RANGE: external elevation. Altered and rebuilt, remaining bay at left (probably former hen house) has narrow round-headed unglazed window and enlarged hen-hole.

COURT ELEVATION: door at centre, window at right.

Statement of Special Interest

Gagie Home Farm was formerly the home farm for Gagie House and is listed in this context as an A group with Gagie House, Summerhouse, Walled Garden and Sundial, Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls, Outer Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls, and Coach House/Stable. Whyte refers to an Inventory of 1649 in the Guthrie papers which indicates the existence of 2 clusters of buildings, parts of which may remain. The steading also relates to the agricultural improvements of the 1760s referred to by Imlach in the OSA. The farm was acquired by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries after the First World War and divided into 3 holdings, now reduced to 2, Nos 1 and 3. The farm house has been demolished as has a horse engine which was at the north of the north east range. See also the NOTES to Gagie House.



OS maps 1857 and 1900; Ian D Whyte, ?Rural Housing in Scotland in the 17th century?, in SCOTTISH STUDIES (1975), vol XIX, pp 55-68; Guthrie papers SRO GD188/2/4/13; OSA (1794), vXIII.

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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