Basic Site Details

Name: Balbirnie Estate, Purin Farm, cottage
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 2Purin Cottage  
Item 2 of 2Purin Farm Cottage  

Building Type Classification

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


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 119521954Plans 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 2Adam Elliot WatsonArchitectA19521954 
Item 2 of 2Haxton & WatsonArchitectural practiceA19521954 


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


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 2National Monuments Record of Scotland/NMRS, RCAHMSHaxton & Watson Collection HW 1950/6/30-31; HW 1950/6/79
Item 2 of 2Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of ScotlandCanmore261191