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Creich Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Howe of Fife and Tay Coast, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3789 / 56°22'44"N

Longitude: -3.0887 / 3°5'19"W

OS Eastings: 332862

OS Northings: 721265

OS Grid: NO328212

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.221H

Mapcode Global: WH6QJ.JXDR

Entry Name: Creich Castle

Listing Date: 8 August 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333014

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2140

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Creich (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Creich (Fife)

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

16th century, ruin. Stepped L-plan, 39' 2" x 27' 8". 3-storey main block with 4-storey jamb 20' square, whin rubble with ashlar dressings, entrance rebuilt; heavily corbelled cornice for parapet walk over stair tower; remains of corbelled angle rounds S angles. Associations with Cardinal Beaton and Mary Bethune.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled Monument.

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