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BURLEIGH FARMLB19054

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
17/02/1992
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Orwell
NGR
NO 12896 4549
Coordinates
312896, 704549

Description

Farmhouse and courtyard steading. Early 19th century farmhouse and outbuildings incorporating earlier structures; substantially altered and rebuilt as improved courtyard steading later/late 19th century (sfter 1853 OS map).

FARMHOUSE: to S; circa 1820 2-storey, 3-bay S-facing house built onto earlier 2-storey, 3-bay N-facing cottage. S elevation, S block: cream stugged and coursed rubble, raised droved margins and dressings. Base course; rectangular tripartite porch advanced at centre, with block parapet and cornice, narrow 2-pane sash and case windows flanking doorway; door with 2 pointed panels and plain narrow fanlight over. Later 19th century canted bay windows with plate glass sash and case glazing, flanking porch. 3 12-pane sash and case windows at 1st. Pitched slated roof, end stacks; broad skews. Chimney stacks on gables, with plain copes. N Block: pre-dates S facing block. Entrance elevation facing N to courtyard. Roughly squared rubble, steeply pitched slated roof, end stacks. Altered at various dates; early 19th century windows at 1st floor, unfortunate modern concrete slapping to left of door. Both N and S blocks shown on 1853 OS map.

W RANGE: early 19th century (with even earlier core?), single storey, heightened and altered as single storey and attic later 19th century; many subsequent alterations. Shown on 1853 OS map. Pink stugged and roughly squared sandstone rubble, slated and corrugated iron pitched roof, stone skews. Variety of asymmetrical openings to W elevation, including later 19th century openings with chamfered lintels and bipartite window at S end. More regular series of door openings to E (courtyard) elevation. Stables at N section with 2 segmental-arched cart-shed bays to E, one blocked. Incorporates 3 bay dwelling house with 3 dormers on W elevation on E. Lower single storey end block with slated roof (piended to N) attached at N end.

N RANGE: roofless block to W. To E ?18th century single storey rubble built range with steep pantiled roof, piended at E end. Stone skews. Later 19th century louvered ridge vent with slated roof to W.

E RANGE: (cart shed and granary) early 19th century roughly squared and stugged pink sandstone rubble with contrasting cream sandstone droved dressings, 9-bay W elevation with asymmetrical openings. 5 basket-arched cart bays off-centre, 3 blocked with concrete and modern windows, right hand bay also pend; 4 square hay loft openings over. Single entrance bay to left, 3 bays to right, with pair vehicular entrances, with sliding vertically boarded doors. E elevation with lean-to corrugated iron roofed shed originally containing water powered sawmill (some good agricultural machinery extant 1991).

Cattlecourt at centre, comprising 3 COWSHED BLOCKS, that to N earliest (?18th century), cream and yellow sandstone random rubble, rounded quoins.

Pitched pantiled roof; relieving arch over wide entrance in W gable, both wide entrances at W and E with timber lintels.

Attached to S 2 identical ranges of later/late 19th century date, incorporating rubble fragments of earlier structures.; very borad on plan, steeply pitched roofs with diamond pattern felt tiles; glazed at ridges. Glazed oculi in gable ends with raised margins; margin concrete in 4 sections at S range, ashlar in 26 voussoirs at centre range. Single-span BRIDGE TO E of E range over lade, originally carrying water source to waterwheel on E elevation of E range.

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