Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 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. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site

GALLOWRIDGE HILL FARMHOUSE AND GRANARYLB3733

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
19/12/1979
Local Authority
Fife
Planning Authority
Fife
Parish
Dunfermline
NGR
NT 08213 85594
Coordinates
308213, 685594

Description

18th century. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay, rectangular plan house; single storey wings. Ochre coloured harling with painted dressed stone surrounds to openings and at quoins.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central, modern, flat-roofed porch; window in S elevation; door in right return. Flanking ground floor windows; 3 1st floor windows centred above. 4-bay single storey wing set back to left; 3 windows to left (former door at centre window). Right bay set back; glazed door. Wing set back to right of house mirrors left wing except for window instead of door in inner bay.

E ELEVATION: 1st floor window to left; small central attic window. Modern flat-roofed, brick extension (not part of Statutory List) attached to right of E wing gable wall.

N ELEVATION: 2 ground floor windows; 2 1st floor windows centred above; 1st floor stair window at centre. Single storey wing attached to left of house; door with flanking windows to far left; window to right; window in bay set back to far right. Single storey wing attached to right of house; door to far left; small window to right. 2 circular columns (set into later wall) to right; rounded NW quoin.

E ELEVATION: 1st floor window to right; small central attic window.

Predominantly 2-pane timber sash and case windows to house; and 8 or 12-pane windows to wings; some replacement windows. Pitched slate roof; raised kneelered skews; moulded skewputts; corniced gable end stacks; polygonal clay cans. Piended slate roofs to wings.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.

GRANARY

19th century. 2-storey; 4-bay granary; single storey section to left; external steps to right. Exposed sandstone rubble; droved stone surrounds and quoins.

S ELEVATION: 4 segmental arched cart openings; 4 granary openings above; timber louvres. Single storey section to left; door to left; window to right.

E ELEVATION: stone steps from S lead to central 1st floor door.

N ELEVATION: ground floor window to far right; 3 1st floor granary openings.

Red clay pantile roof; gabled to E; piend to W; W gable to single storey section. A-frame roof construction; timber sarking remains.

Statement of Special Interest

Demarked on Ainslie's Map as Gallaridgehill. The 2 circular columns in the E wing indicate possible former cartshed use. Belongs to the Broomhall Estate.

References

Bibliography

J Ainslie, COUNTY OF FIFE, 1775.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. 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 legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

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 1997 Act. 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 subsequent legislation.

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