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Dairsie Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3331 / 56°19'59"N

Longitude: -2.9498 / 2°56'59"W

OS Eastings: 341368

OS Northings: 716037

OS Grid: NO413160

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.4WS9

Mapcode Global: WH7S3.N2JT

Entry Name: Dairsie Castle

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333567

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2608

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dairsie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

16th century Z-plan tower house. Ruinous. Fragments of north east and south west walls survive to height above 2nd floor. Main rectangular block is rubble-built, towers are of ashlar; remains of south tower has gun loops and has been converted to a dovecot; stair in north tower. Windows are square-headed with heavily chamfered margins.

INTERIOR: 2 vaulted chambers at ground level.

Statement of Interest

De-scheduled 12 May 1997.

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