Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Balfarg Farmhouse and Steading
Town, district or village: Balfarg
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Glengarry Court  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 3Farmstead  
Item 2 of 3Farmhouse  
Item 3 of 3Steading  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 2May 1918  Drawings dated - alterations and additions
Item 2 of 219471956Alterations and additionsPlans for alterations to farmhouse and new septic tank, cow court, silage pit, and bull pens dated.

People

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 5Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceB1918 Alterations and additions
Item 2 of 5James ScottArchitectB1918 Alterations and additions
Item 3 of 5Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectC19471956Alterations to farmhouse and new septic tank, cow court, silage pit, and bull pens.
Item 4 of 5Andrew David HaxtonArchitectC19471950Alterations to farmhouse and new septic tank, cow court, silage pit, and bull pens - completed by practice after Haxton's retirement.
Item 5 of 5Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceC19471956Alterations to farmhouse and new septic tank, cow court, silage pit, and bull pens.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 2Balfour, E W S, ColonelJoint client with Mr and Mrs John C Balfour.
Item 2 of 2Balfour, John C, Mr & Mrs Joint clients with Colonel E W S Balfour.

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 7National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Register House Plans  
Item 2 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/36
Item 3 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 250/2
Item 4 of 7National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 250/1 P (plan by James Fraser) and FID 250/2 P (drawings for 1918 alterations).
Item 5 of 7Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore252646Farmhouse.
Item 6 of 7Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore91930Steading.
Item 7 of 7St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle no 1612