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Ferrymuir House (Trynlaw)

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Latitude: 56.3123 / 56°18'44"N

Longitude: -3.032 / 3°1'55"W

OS Eastings: 336256

OS Northings: 713794

OS Grid: NO362137

Mapcode National: GBR 2G.68SL

Mapcode Global: WH7S2.DLFT

Plus Code: 9C8R8X69+W6

Entry Name: Ferrymuir House (Trynlaw)

Listing Name: Trynlaw

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 333636

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2675

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cupar

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Parish: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Circa 1810. Symmetrical 2-storey mansion house, set on slope, with raised basement to south. Polished ashlar. North entrance elevation:

3 bays, projecting later porch in central advanced bay has door with fanlight. Roman Doric columned shallow portico, cornice and parapet: tripartite above and single windows to outer bays (1 blind): all windows in architraves, with consoled cornices to ground floor. Panelled giant pilasters: cornice and parapet, latter pierced centrally, continuous to all elevations. Corniced end stacks, and slated piended and platform roof. South elevation has 5 bays, outer bays advanced with ground floor windows recessed in round-headed panels. 2 pedimented dormers, 4-bay side elevations to east and west; both rendered as ashlar, latter

formerly a conservatory on ashlar plinth and approached by steps: original cast-iron brackets and metal tie bars retained inside. Interior: simple cast-iron stair balusters; panelled doors and some decorative cornice plasterwork with guilloche pattern.

Statement of Interest

Originally Ferrybank. Notice in Edinburgh Courant 28.3.1814 describes the house as "built since 1809 (also referred to in edition of 11.3.1813). (Information courtesy of Buildings of Scotland research

unit). Home for a time of James MacLaren architect in Dundee.

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