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Gillingshill House

A Category B Listed Building in Carnbee, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2467 / 56°14'48"N

Longitude: -2.7895 / 2°47'22"W

OS Eastings: 351169

OS Northings: 706303

OS Grid: NO511063

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.BH6Q

Mapcode Global: WH7SL.38X0

Entry Name: Gillingshill House

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333451

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2518

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Carnbee

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Parish: Carnbee

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Designed by and built for Matthew Forster Conolly of
Gillingshill. Probably built 1834. 2-storey and attic 3-bay
house, extended to north and to east in Z-plan later in
century, with alterations 1911, Sir Robert Lorimer architect.
Original house & similarly detailed 2-bay west elevation of
north wing both pinned whin rubble with contrasting long and
short ashlar dressings; remainder harled. South elevation:
original house has central door and 3 gabled and finialled
wall-head dormers; 12-pane sashes throughout. Deeply recessed
bay of addition to right has 16-pane window to ground and to
1st floor, and tripartite dormer with bell cast roof. Low
modern addition in re-entrant angle has tall 30-pane stair
window in west wall above. End and axial stacks; slate roofs.
Interior: ornate chimney piece in drawing room in 18th
century pattern; simple plasterwork; cast-iron stair
balusters.

Statement of Interest

1911 alterations for Lord Pitman

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