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- Category: A
- Date Added: 25/04/1989
- Local Authority: Moray
- Planning Authority: Moray
- Parish: Kinloss
National Grid Reference
- NGRNJ 6449 61473
- Coordinates306449, 861473
Late 18th century. Rectangular barn/granary with long
elevations E and W. Harl pointed rubble, ashlar dressings.
Symmetrical 7-bay E elevation with later inserted wide
segmental-headed centre entrance with double-leaf plank doors
and flanking ventilation slits; 3 shuttered loft windows
close under eaves in upper storey. 7-bay W elevation with
centre square-headed doorway, 3 flanking vents each side and
6 loft windows similar to those at E. Ground floor window and
1st floor loft doorway in S gable and later forestair to loft
entrance in N gable, chamfered margins except to later E
entrance. Flat skews; shallow scroll skewputts; graded local
slate roof; apex ball finials.
Statement of Special Interest
Kinloss Abbey and lands passed to Brodie of Lethen,
Nairnshire. Abbey became a quarry; it was recorded in 1798
that 'The remaining part of the stones were, some years ago,
employed in building a granary, by a descendant of this
Alexander Brodie...'. The barn/granary at Abbey Farm is most
probably the buildings referred to.
The granary appears to have been the centre-piece of a U-plan
court; remains of circa 1800 farm buildings stand roofless
SURVEY OF THE PROVINCE OF MORAY (1798), p.75. NEW STATISTICAL
ACCOUNT xiii (1842), p.208.
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