Listed Building

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Status: Removed


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Date Added
Date Removed:
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 52129 9110
352129, 709110

Removal Reason

Dual designation


Built or reconstructed in 1653, modified L plan, 3 storey with 4 storey stair tower and entrance in re-entrant, coursed rubble, crowstepped gables with rectangular stacks. On south front of main block is a panel with indecipherable inscription. Wide mouthed gunloops at ground floor including two flanking door, shot-holes at upper levels, mostly in

window breasts. Roofless. Inside the ground floor was originally vaulted.

Statement of Special Interest

Scheduled Monument: SAM 870. Roofless by 1840. NSA states that the inscription records the building of the house by Sir William Bruce (of Pittarthie) in 1653.

Re-Scheduled Area 29.-10-2003



MacGibbon and Ross. Castellated and Domestic Architecture of Scotland. Vol III p562 RCAHMS Fife Inventory 218 NSA Vol IX p365.

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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.

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