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Dalgairn House

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3264 / 56°19'35"N

Longitude: -3.0145 / 3°0'52"W

OS Eastings: 337358

OS Northings: 715355

OS Grid: NO373153

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.56PX

Mapcode Global: WH7S2.N7QX

Entry Name: Dalgairn House

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333584

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2625

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cupar

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Built 1770; entrance raised and interior plasterwork added 1800. Symmetrical classical mansion house; 2 storeys over raised basement. Coursed whin rubble, with yellow ashlar long and short dressings. South elevation: 6 bays, central pedimented doorpiece with sidelights occupying 2 bays, 4 engaged Roman Doric columns and tall round-arched fanlight breaking into pediment: approached by broad curving stone

stair. With simple splayed cast-iron hand rail. 12-pane sashes throughout. Band course at ground floor level; mutule cornice; 2 piended and canted dormers, bold shouldered end stacks and steep-pitched piended and platform slated roof. 3 bays to east and west elevations, latter with door opening onto platform with decorative cast-iron balusters. Central wall-head pediment to north elevation, with tall central

stair window.

INTERIOR: some decorative plasterwork, with swag and fan decoration over curved stair; ceiling roses, elliptical in west ground floor room with swagged detail; cornice in porch has simple fan decoration.

Statement of Interest

Formerly known as Dalyell Lodge Built for John Dalyell of Lingo Dates from owner (via SNMR).

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