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Raith Estate, Ice House

A Category B Listed Building in Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1131 / 56°6'47"N

Longitude: -3.1994 / 3°11'57"W

OS Eastings: 325510

OS Northings: 691794

OS Grid: NT255917

Mapcode National: GBR 28.LTD1

Mapcode Global: WH6RT.TMN0

Entry Name: Raith Estate, Ice House

Listing Date: 24 November 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 341976

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB9683

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy and Dysart

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Parish: Kirkcaldy And Dysart

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century. 3-stage, circular ice house with mutuled jettied top stage and crenallated turnpike stair-tower. Coursed rubble below large ashlar blocks.

1st stage with door in square-plan porch to E, ashlar cornice giving way to reduced 2nd stage with tall vertical openings and shallow parapet above. Blank stair tower to W.

Statement of Interest

An unusual ice house form with game larder in upper stage.

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