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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
Entry Name: Trynlaw
Listing Date: 1 March 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 333636
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB2675
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Cupar
Traditional County: Fife
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.
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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