Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Pittillock Farmhouse and Steading
Town, district or village: Balbirnie
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 1Pittilock FarmYesSpelling varies in sources

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 4Farmstead  
Item 2 of 4Farmhouse  
Item 3 of 4Granary  
Item 4 of 4Steading  

Events

The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 5   Undated plans for additions to farmhouse
Item 2 of 5Before 1913  Steading
Item 3 of 51916  Water supply and drainage plan; also plans of steading
Item 4 of 51917  Proposed new cot houses and additions to old cot houses
Item 5 of 51956 Alterations and additionsPlans for alterations to granary 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 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceC  Undated plans for additions to farmhouse
Item 2 of 9James ScottArchitectC  Undated plans for additions to farmhouse
Item 3 of 9David StorrarArchitect Before 1913 Steading
Item 4 of 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceA1916 Water supply and drainage plan; also plans of steading
Item 5 of 9James ScottArchitectA1916 Water supply and drainage plan; also plans of steading
Item 6 of 9Gillespie & ScottArchitectural practiceB1917 Proposed new cot houses and additions to old cot houses
Item 7 of 9James ScottArchitectB1917 Proposed new cot houses and additions to old cot houses
Item 8 of 9Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectE1956 Alterations to granary.
Item 9 of 9Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceE1956 Alterations to granary.

Clients

The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
 NameNotes
Item 1 of 1Balfour, E W S, ColonelClient for 1956 alterations to granary.

References

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/72
Item 2 of 4National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 255/3
Item 3 of 4Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore214807 
Item 4 of 4St Andrews University LibraryJames Gillespie and Scott Archive Bundle nos 1579, 1590, 1592, 1595