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Birkhill House

A Category B Listed Building in Balmerino, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.398 / 56°23'52"N

Longitude: -3.0772 / 3°4'37"W

OS Eastings: 333608

OS Northings: 723383

OS Grid: NO336233

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.0YD3

Mapcode Global: WH6QJ.PGW1

Entry Name: Birkhill House

Listing Date: 8 August 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333503

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2558

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Balmerino

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Balmerino

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

David Bryce 1858-9, incorporating former central block of
c.1780 and wings of 1812-14 partly remodelled on N. side.
Scottish baronial, coursed rubble. Main block 3-storey with
dormer heads at 2nd, 2-storey W. extension; circular angle
entrance tower of Castle Fraser inspiration with balustraded
top. Low 2-storey court of offices with dormer heads set
back at N.E.

Statement of Interest

The original house consisted of a central block (68 x 34) with

N. centre bow with quadrant colonnades to kitchen (relict of

earlier house) at S.E. and stables at S.W. In 1812-4 a big

wing 34' long was added on the W. and a low one 102' long on

the E, both behind the colonnades, and a porch at centre s. In

1858 the E. wing was shortened to 66' and made the S. side of

the new kitchen court (letter from Earl of Dundee 14.4.69)

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