Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 44411 3464
344411, 703464


Built 1818-20. Symmetrical, 2-storey, 5-bay former manse. South elevation is whin rubble, with yellow ashlar, long and short dressings (remainder harled); central segmental-headed doorway in pilastered doorpiece; panelled door with sidelights and fanlight; 12-pane sashes throughout; eaves course, cornice and blocking course; corniced end stacks and low piended and platform roof. Single storey U-plan stable block to north with square gatepiers to walled courtyard. Rubble-built, with ashlar dressings, west linking range partly rebuilt in brick.

Square-headed door and window openings to courtyard. North wing has door and window with latticed glazing pattern to short east wall; south wing has rectangular garage opening to east inserted 1929, Gillespie and Scott of St Andrews, Architects; off-centre door to south elevation

below dovecot with gabled dormer head. Slate roofs.

Statement of Special Interest

Advertisement for tenders in Edinburgh Courant Feb 14 1818 (information courtesy of Building of Scotland Unit) Porch and rear extension agreed 1983.



Sale catalogue retained in SNMR. Leighton, HISTORY OF FIFE, 18400,

vol III p128. Gillespie and Scott drawings index in SNMR.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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