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Myres Castle Walled Garden, Sundial and Statue of Mercury

A Category B Listed Building in Auchtermuchty, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2852 / 56°17'6"N

Longitude: -3.2276 / 3°13'39"W

OS Eastings: 324100

OS Northings: 710980

OS Grid: NO241109

Mapcode National: GBR 27.7SZW

Mapcode Global: WH6R1.D981

Entry Name: Myres Castle Walled Garden, Sundial and Statue of Mercury

Listing Date: 1 April 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333620

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2660

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchtermuchty

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid 19th century. Walled garden enclosure; low rubble walls,
partly brick lined at south, with ashlar coping. (West wall
and south west wall demolished). 2 square ashlar gatepiers
near circular south west angle tower of castle. Plain
baluster sundial dated 1909 on stepped base capped by small
figure; lead statue of mercury on base composed of re-used
carved stones.

Statement of Interest

Garden shown on 1st ed OS (surveyed 1854).

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