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Airdrie House

A Category B Listed Building in Crail, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2667 / 56°16'0"N

Longitude: -2.7013 / 2°42'4"W

OS Eastings: 356662

OS Northings: 708463

OS Grid: NO566084

Mapcode National: GBR 2V.9531

Mapcode Global: WH7SF.GRX8

Entry Name: Airdrie House

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335582

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4332

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crail

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Parish: Crail

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Dated 1588, altered 18th century. 2-storey and attic T-plan, centre front tower of 3 stages, 2nd stage on cable moulded corbel course, top truncated with piended roof; bottom stage originally contained stair to lst floor, gutted as entrance hall and triple keylocked doorpiece inserted 18th century. Corbelled stair turret on squinch arch in W re-entrant angle, corbelled to square at top, ashlar parapet; smaller corbelled turret feature in E angle; elaborate window and panel feature upper stages of E face harled and whitewashed with margins, ashlar chimneys.

Statement of Interest

Belonged to the Lumsdens; to the Prestons c 1600; then to the Anstruthers who added two large wings in the 17th century; then to the Earl of Kellie who died there 1830; wings removed by Sir David Erskine thereafter.

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