Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Pyeston Farmhuse and Steading
Town, district or village: Balbirnie
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 21876  Farmhouse - drawings dated. (Drawings for steading not dated)
Item 2 of 219511971Alterations 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 3David StorrarArchitect 1876  
Item 2 of 3Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectB19511971Alterations.
Item 3 of 3Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceB19511971Alterations.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 2Balfour, E W S, ColonelJoint client with Mr & Mrs John C Balfour for 1951-71 alterations.
Item 2 of 2Balfour, John C, Mr & MrsJoint clients with Colonel E W S Balfour for 1951-71 alterations.


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 1950/6/22
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 349/1-2, 4
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore117455