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Latitude: 56.3371 / 56°20'13"N
Longitude: -3.1918 / 3°11'30"W
OS Eastings: 326413
OS Northings: 716721
OS Grid: NO264167
Mapcode National: GBR 28.4NW1
Mapcode Global: WH6QN.YZ78
Entry Name: Lindores House
Listing Date: 17 October 1973
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333528
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2581
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast
Traditional County: Fife
Circa. 1820 and later. 2-storey and basement (low 1st) harled
and white-washed, broad-eaved low pitched slated roof.
S.E. front originally 3-window bow with steps, 1-window
on W, 2-window on E. (query if an older house reconstructed);
extended by 2-windows on W. Rodger Architects c.1956. N.W.
front asymmetrical with jerkin-head gable and later porch.
Unusual late classic detail, no margins, consoled cornices
and cills only. Simple distinctive interior work, one good
Built for Admiral (then Captain) Maitland who received
Napoleon's surrender on the Bellerophon. His architect
may have been James Mylne as he was preses of the meeting
of heritors at which Mylne was appointed to design the
parish kirk. An earlier house stood on the same site and
may be partly incorporated in the present house. The S.
bow and 2 E. pays are said to be older than the W. part
and the original entrance was at the bow. (Information
from Dr D.R. Maitland).
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