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Melville House North Lodge and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Monimail, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3145 / 56°18'52"N

Longitude: -3.1342 / 3°8'3"W

OS Eastings: 329937

OS Northings: 714141

OS Grid: NO299141

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.63TZ

Mapcode Global: WH6QW.TKQ3

Entry Name: Melville House North Lodge and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349072

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15450

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Monimail

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Monimail

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid 19th Century. Symmetrical 2-storey T-plan double lodge with Tudor Gothic detail. Snecked and stugged ashlar with polished dressings. West elevation: 4 bays; 2 bodly advanced and gabled inner bays, each with square-headed mullioned and hoodmoulded windows to both floors. Outer bays each have lean-to ashlar porch in re-entrant angle, pointed-headed

hood-moulded door Bipartites to north and to south gables. All latticed glazing. Blocked eaves band, straight skews with finials; symmetrically placed rendered stacks; slate roofs. Low modern glass houses to east. Set Behind rubble wall with simple, corniced, square, rubble-built gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Not shown on 1st ed OS (surveyed 1854). Simple baluster sundial to west is dated 1759; adjacent patterned stone fragments may be from the demolished nearby Bishop's palace.

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