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Dovecot, Craigfoodie

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Latitude: 56.3507 / 56°21'2"N

Longitude: -2.9609 / 2°57'39"W

OS Eastings: 340713

OS Northings: 718015

OS Grid: NO407180

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.3SWH

Mapcode Global: WH7RX.HM8T

Plus Code: 9C8V922Q+7J

Entry Name: Dovecot, Craigfoodie

Listing Name: Craigfoodie House and Garden Walls & Dovecot

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333563

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2604

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dairsie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Parish: Dairsie

Traditional County: Fife

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Later 18th century with early 19th century additions; rectangular gabled, 18th century block, 2-storeys raised over basement with symmetrical, 4-bay, south garden front. Altered, and extended substantially to north in early 19th century. Harled with painted margins. West (entrance) elevation: off-centre pedimented porch supported on 2 Roman Doric columns; single window above: 2 advanced, bowed bays to left: single windows in gable of 18th century block to right, with attic oculus. Ground and 1st floor windows mostly 12 and

9 panes respectively - some blind. Gabled block has eaves course and corniced end stacks. Slate roofs throughout. Interior: the thickness of some of the internal walls suggest that older fabric is incorporated. Some decorative plasterwork. Garden walls are rubble-built; single square, finialed pier linked by cast iron railings to house. Some

terrace walling incorporating ruined lectern dovecot.

Statement of Interest

Proposed alterations, 1936 noted in Gillespie & Scott architects drawings index in SNMR. 2 blind windows in south elevation, (1 ground

1 1st floor).

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