Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Pitcairn Farmhouse and Steading
Town, district or village: Balbirnie
City or county: Fife
Country: Scotland
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Notes: The farmhouse has been demolished.

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 2   Drawings for new house and alterations to steading - neither dated
Item 2 of 21951 Alterations and additionsDrawings for alterations to farmhouse 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   Farmhouse and alterations to steading
Item 2 of 3Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectC1951 Alterations to farmhouse.
Item 3 of 3Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceC1951 Alterations to farmhouse.


The following individuals or organisations have commissioned work on this building/design:
Item 1 of 1Balfour, E W S, ColonelClient for 1951 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 1950/6/67
Item 2 of 3National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSNMRS Photographic Archive Copies of Balbirnie drawings FID 354/1-2
Item 3 of 3Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore261540