Listed Building

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 – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 6449 61473
306449, 861473


Late 18th century. Rectangular barn/granary with long

elevations E and W. Harl pointed rubble, ashlar dressings.

Symmetrical 7-bay E elevation with later inserted wide

segmental-headed centre entrance with double-leaf plank doors

and flanking ventilation slits; 3 shuttered loft windows

close under eaves in upper storey. 7-bay W elevation with

centre square-headed doorway, 3 flanking vents each side and

6 loft windows similar to those at E. Ground floor window and

1st floor loft doorway in S gable and later forestair to loft

entrance in N gable, chamfered margins except to later E

entrance. Flat skews; shallow scroll skewputts; graded local

slate roof; apex ball finials.

Statement of Special Interest

Kinloss Abbey and lands passed to Brodie of Lethen,

Nairnshire. Abbey became a quarry; it was recorded in 1798

that 'The remaining part of the stones were, some years ago,

employed in building a granary, by a descendant of this

Alexander Brodie...'. The barn/granary at Abbey Farm is most

probably the buildings referred to.

The granary appears to have been the centre-piece of a U-plan

court; remains of circa 1800 farm buildings stand roofless

at S.




ACCOUNT xiii (1842), p.208.

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.

If you want to alter, extend or demolish a listed building you need to contact your planning authority to see if you need listed building consent. The planning authority advises on the need for listed building consent and they also decide what a listing covers. The planning authority is the main point of contact for all applications for listed building consent.

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