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Fernie Castle Hotel

A Category B Listed Building in Monimail, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3205 / 56°19'13"N

Longitude: -3.1071 / 3°6'25"W

OS Eastings: 331622

OS Northings: 714783

OS Grid: NO316147

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.5PXD

Mapcode Global: WH6QX.7DPH

Entry Name: Fernie Castle Hotel

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349099

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15472

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

16th Century L-plan tower house, with circular turret, corbelled to square at upper level, projecting from north west angle; 4 storeys, with attics; 18th century east wing; 19th century west wing, and various additions to north. All harled, with ashlar dressings. South elevation: original tower house has 2 bays, left bay advanced and gabled, with

projecting 19th century castellated, dummy porch; 2 window openings above; door in re-entrant angle; 2 ground floor slit openings to right bay, inserted 12-pane sashes above. 3-storey east wing has 3 irregular bays, 19th century door in hood-moulded architrave with side lights; 12-pane sashes. 4-storey conical-roofed round tower at north east angle. West wing raised to 2 storeys later in 19th century; 4 bays, with 12-pane sashes; crenellated parapet linked to tall, square terminal turret: similar block to north, beyond courtyard, parallel to west wing. Crowstepped gables; apex and axial stacks and slated roofs.

INTERIOR: vaulted ground floor chamber in tower house. East wing has decorative cast-iron stair balusters, panelled doors in architraves, and some ornamental plaster work.

Statement of Interest

Now an hotel.

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