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Foxton House and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3353 / 56°20'6"N

Longitude: -2.9855 / 2°59'7"W

OS Eastings: 339166

OS Northings: 716313

OS Grid: NO391163

Mapcode National: GBR 2J.4TF5

Mapcode Global: WH7S3.31L4

Entry Name: Foxton House and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333586

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2627

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cupar

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Parish: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century classical mansion house. 2 storeys over raised basement: 3-bay symmetrical south front built in lightly droved ashlar with polished dressings (remainder rubble-built): central bay advanced and pedimented; recessed door with decorative fanlight and wide pilastered doorpiece approached by steps with ornate cast-iron balusters; tripartite in 1st floor, 12-pane sashes to outer bays, doubled basement windows. Band course at ground floor, broad angle pilasters, cornice and blocking course: grouped octagonal end stacks, and piended slate roof. Modern low garage extension to west. East and west elevations have 4 bays, some windows blocked, 1 blind bay to west elevation door and enlarged window to basement of latter elevation.

Enclosed by rubble-built garden wall linked to corniced square gatepiers by spearhead cast-iron railings.

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