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Latitude: 56.3226 / 56°19'21"N
Longitude: -2.8371 / 2°50'13"W
OS Eastings: 348323
OS Northings: 714785
OS Grid: NO483147
Mapcode National: GBR 2P.5QJP
Mapcode Global: WH7S5.DB7V
Plus Code: 9C8V85F7+35
Entry Name: Mount Melville
Listing Name: Mount Melville House, Former Stables
Listing Date: 20 June 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 335585
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4335
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: St Andrews
Traditional County: Fife
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Paul Waterhouse c 1905. Mixed Scots and French 16th century
features. Three sides of court, single-storey and attic,
hammer dressed rubble with polished ashlar dressings and
chamfered margins, with central arch of several orders with
coat of arms over, flanking diagonal square turrets with side
lights. Piended roofs swept into angles of tall pavilion roof
over gate, elaborate wrought-iron finials with weathercock.
Right-hand section of facade has door and 2 windows
(bipartite on right) and 2-light masonry dormer with finial.
Left-hand section has tripartite, bipartite, similar dormer
and platformed dormer at higher level. Diagonal corner
buttresses. Pantiled roofs on shallow brackets, crowstepped
gables and central battered stacks. Court paved with setts,
4 garages, 2 doors and car bays to north with central
crowstepped tripartite dormer and segment-headed ventilators
to south 3 garage doors and L-plan double cottage, chamfered
doors, small ground floor windows. Three pairs of first floor dormerheads with ball finials, linked by oversailing arches.
Courtyard closed to east by wall with arched door in
finialled gablet. South range; external elevation has
advanced crowstepped end gables and 5 inner gablets
(bipartite centre). North range: external elevation <> for
left door at 1st floor
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