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Kinloch House

A Category B Listed Building in Collessie, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2978 / 56°17'52"N

Longitude: -3.1652 / 3°9'54"W

OS Eastings: 327989

OS Northings: 712320

OS Grid: NO279123

Mapcode National: GBR 29.72WC

Mapcode Global: WH6QW.CY0W

Entry Name: Kinloch House

Listing Date: 29 June 1978

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333381

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2455

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Collessie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Collessie

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

An earlier house, dating from circa 1700, was encased and
extended by Charles Kinnear of Peddie & Kinnear (Edinburgh)
for his brother, 1859; extensions of 1881; alterations and
interiors, Sir Robert Lorimer, 1921-23. Large Scots baronial
mansion, 2 and 3-storeys plus attics, asymmetrical front with
emphasised crowstepped entrance tower; freestone with fine
dressings, slate roofs, sash windows. Entrance tower with
steep gables, tall chimneys, pediment to attic window,
elaborate moulded corbelling with "crenellated" string course
rising over 2nd floor window, projected doorpiece with
heraldic device cut into lean-to roof. A slender and
featureless lift-tower added to right of entrance. Rest of
frontage to right and left with crowstepped gables, corner
bartizans with slender conical roofs and weathervanes,
advanced bay on right and corbelled oriel treatment on two
floors to left between gabled bays (half-round below,
corbelled square above, sinuous Dutch roof with
ball-finials). Single-storey and attic double gabled wing
(ground floor altered) adjoins on left.

Statement of Interest

Church of Scotland Old People's Home.

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