Basic Site Details

Name: Hilton of Kirkforthar Farmhouse and Steading
Town, district or village: Freuchie
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
Parish: Markinch
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Balbirnie Estate, Hilton Farm  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21837 Alterations and additionsAlterations to steading.
Item 2 of 2c. 1950c. 1960Alterations and additionsPlans dated for alterations to farmhouse and cottages, including septic tank.


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 3William BethuneMason 1837 Alterations to steading.
Item 2 of 3Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectBc. 1950c. 1960Alterations to farmhouse and cottages, including septic tank.
Item 3 of 3Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceBc. 1950c. 1960Alterations to farmhouse and cottages, including septic tank.


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 3National Archives of Scotland (formerly SRO)Sheriff Court Records SC 20/44/5, p374
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/18
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore120111