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Clentrie House (Formerly East Clentrie House)

A Category B Listed Building in Auchtertool, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1083 / 56°6'30"N

Longitude: -3.2441 / 3°14'38"W

OS Eastings: 322723

OS Northings: 691316

OS Grid: NT227913

Mapcode National: GBR 26.M357

Mapcode Global: WH6RT.4QGN

Entry Name: Clentrie House (Formerly East Clentrie House)

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334795

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3672

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchtertool

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Parish: Auchtertool

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early to earlier 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan classical house with single storey offices projecting to rear. Large, tightly jointed ashlar blocks with painted harl and stone margins to sides and rear. Eaves cornice and blocking course. Ionic-columned doorpiece; moulded architraves and cornices.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: doorpiece to centre bay at ground with fluted columns and Ionic capitals supporting entablature with guilloche-carved frieze and blocking course, and 2-leaf panelled timber door with margined fanlight; corniced architraved windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: 2 windows to ground and dominant wallhead stack to centre. Further window to centre of single storey bay at outer left.

E ELEVATION: 2 windows to ground and further window to right at 1st floor, wallhead stack to centre; slightly set-back single storey bay to outer right also with window.

N ELEVATION: single storey bays projecting to right of left of centre, each with window, door in link bay; recessed face with stair window to centre and further window to outer right at 1st floor.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Slated and piended. Coped ashlar and cement render walllhead stacks with cans.

INTERIOR: panelled shutters; panelled dado to ground floor E; staircase with decorative cast-iron balusters.

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