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Steading (alsae cryed steadin, stedding, steeding an stidden) is the name gien tae biggins on a ferm uised in sindry weys, gif for beast, vehicles, machinery, craps, or a fermhouse.[1] Historically a steading wis kent as a fermtoun.[2][3]

Teep o Biggin Uise[eedit | eedit soorce]

Steadings tak sindry form—aither a wheen o separate biggins, yin biggin divied tae different uises (aften set on a close in Scotland),[4] or a mix o baith.

Bern[eedit | eedit soorce]

A bern is a biggin uised tae stowe hings an as a kivered wirkplace. Aften tae fordel bales o straw, machinery or vehicles gin no in uise.[5]

Stable[eedit | eedit soorce]

A stable is a biggin whaur fermstockin, maistly horses, ar reared.[6]

Byre[eedit | eedit soorce]

A byre is a biggin whaur kye an ither beast ar reared.[7] Aften wi staws uised tae feed or shed beast.[8]

Granzie[eedit | eedit soorce]

A granzie (granary in Inglis) is a biggin uised tae fordel craps (baurley, aits, corn and siclik).[9]

(in Inglis) Parlour[eedit | eedit soorce]

A parlour biggin haes specific machinery for milking beast, maist commonly kye, but alsae sheep an gaits.[10]

Fermhoose[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name gien tae a hoose that is pairt o a steading itsel.[11]

Gallery o Exemple Biggins[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/steading
  2. https://scotsroots.wordpress.com/tag/ferm-touns/
  3. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 17 Januar 2021. Retrieved 14 September 2020.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Tenements and other flatted buildings". RoS Knowledge Base (in Inglis). Retrieved 20 Mairch 2023.
  5. https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/dost/bern_n_1
  6. https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/stable
  7. http://www.rampantscotland.com/parliamo/blparliamo_farm.htm
  8. https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/sta
  9. https://www.dsl.ac.uk/entry/snd/granzie
  10. Adair, Hunter. "A GUIDE TO THE COUNTRYSIDE: FARM BUILDINGS AND MILKING PARLOURS" (PDF). Scottish Field. Part 1. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 20 Mairch 2023. Retrieved 20 Mairch 2023.
  11. https://www.scottishcorpus.ac.uk/document/?documentid=1496&highlight=fermhoose