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Latitude: 56.2771 / 56°16'37"N
Longitude: -2.6304 / 2°37'49"W
OS Eastings: 361064
OS Northings: 709585
OS Grid: NO610095
Mapcode National: GBR 2Y.8H0L
Mapcode Global: WH8TL.KHN7
Entry Name: Wormiston House
Listing Date: 22 October 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330243
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB50
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward
Traditional County: Fife
17th century original block, rectangular lying N-S,
3-storey crowstepped with twin circular attic windows in
gables; NE wing perhaps of same date or only slightly
later; low wing at S gable also of late 17th/early 18th
century, 2-storey with circular attic window in gable,
also crowstepped. Extended 1802, NE wing doubled in length
and in width on S; remodelled and extended 1858,
crowstepped porch, SE gable and corbelled turret in
re-entrant angle added to 1802 work, asymmetrical W wing
with 3-storey crenellated tower; old domerheads incorporated,
one dated 1629; harled with margins, slated.
Belonged originally to the Spens family: sold to Balfours
1612, and to Lindsays 1621; now repurchased by Spens
family; empty in 1972.
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