Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Kingsmill Farm, cot houses
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: It is assumed here that the 'cot houses' referred to in the Gillespie & Scott archive are the same as the 'cottages' in the Haxton & Watson archive.

Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 3Kings Mill Farm, cot houses  
Item 2 of 3Kingsmill Farm cottages  
Item 3 of 3King's Mill Farm, cot houses  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Farm labourers cottage  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21917   
Item 2 of 219521958Alterations and additionsPlans for alterations dated.


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA1917  
Item 2 of 4James ScottArchitectA1917  
Item 3 of 4Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectB19521958Alterations.
Item 4 of 4Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceB19521958Alterations.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Balfour, Edward, of Balbirnie 


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/57
Item 2 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore221426 
Item 3 of 3St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 1573, 1679