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Latitude: 56.1822 / 56°10'55"N
Longitude: -3.2466 / 3°14'47"W
OS Eastings: 322718
OS Northings: 699536
OS Grid: NT227995
Mapcode National: GBR 26.GGL3
Mapcode Global: WH6RF.3W81
Entry Name: Blythe's Tower
Listing Date: 10 September 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 345978
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13006
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Glenrothes West and Kinglassie
Traditional County: Fife
1812. 4-stage, square tower (52 ft high). Random rubble with base course, ashlar dividing courses to set-back stages and remains of battlemented parapet; segmental-headed door with voussoirs.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 1st stage with tall, narrow, segmental-arched door, 2nd stage blank, window with flanking small openings to 3rd and 4th stages.
S ELEVATION: blank 1st stage, 2 narrow openings to 2nd stage, window to 3rd and 4th stages.
E ELEVATION: 1st and 2nd stages blank, window with flanking small openings to 3rd and 4th stages.
N ELEVATION: 1st stage blank, 4 narrow openings to 2nd stage, window to 3rd and 4th stages.
Interior formerly floored, probably with observation platform at top, used as look-out tower by Home Guard in WWII.
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