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Pittormie House Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3547 / 56°21'16"N

Longitude: -2.9443 / 2°56'39"W

OS Eastings: 341741

OS Northings: 718442

OS Grid: NO417184

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.3QGB

Mapcode Global: WH7RX.RJ4R

Entry Name: Pittormie House Steading

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333543

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2594

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dairsie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Parish: Dairsie

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Dated 1855. Extensive steading complex, enclosed courtyard at west, and additional range, parallel to east side of courtyard; horsemill at south. Droved ashlar. 7-bay main east front articulated with advanced and wider central and end bays, centre with segmentally-headed pend, datestone and triangular dovecot with 4 tiers of flight holes above,

depressed, pyramidal and finialed roof, outer bays with segmentally- headed cart openings with loft windows above, inner single storey bays; 2 addiional bays to south, returning to west. Courtyard range with tall, segmentally-headed pend to north, each side single storey and loft,

4 arcaded cart openings in west range, square heads to all remaining openings, eaves/lintel course, slated roofs, partly replaced with corrugated asbestos. Octagonal horsemill with faceted roof.

Statement of Interest

Datestone also inscribed R(obert) M(eldrum). Some farm machinery in Ceres museum.

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