Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Rameldry Farmhouse 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 3Farmhouse  
Item 2 of 3Farmstead  
Item 3 of 3Steading  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 31835  Original farmhouse
Item 2 of 31914  Alterations to farmhouse - drawings dated
Item 3 of 319531955Alterations and additionsPlans for alterations to farm buildings 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 4James FraserArchitect 1835 Original farmhouse
Item 2 of 4David StorrarArchitect 1874 Alterations to farmhouse
Item 3 of 4Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectC19531955Alterations to farm buildings.
Item 4 of 4Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceC19531955Alterations to farm buildings.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Balfour, E W S, ColonelClient for 1953-5 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 1950/6/43
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 265/1, 3
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore117523