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Gilston House

A Category B Listed Building in East Neuk and Landward, Fife

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Latitude: 56.2493 / 56°14'57"N

Longitude: -2.889 / 2°53'20"W

OS Eastings: 345007

OS Northings: 706664

OS Grid: NO450066

Mapcode National: GBR 2M.BBWQ

Mapcode Global: WH7SJ.L6G1

Entry Name: Gilston House

Listing Date: 1 March 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 349129

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15495

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Newburn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Parish: Newburn

Traditional County: Fife

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Later 19th century. 2-storey mansion house with classical details incorporating fabric of earlier house to north. Polished ashlar, earlier fabric harled. Symmetrical south front, 5 bays with giant angle clasping pilasters, central bay slightly advanced, taller and pedimented. Round-headed carved oak door with fanlight and sidelights behind Ionic-columned and balustraded porch: Venetian window above.

Windows with apron panels in architraves linked to plinth at ground and to string at 1st floor: consoled pediment to ground floor windows. Pierced balustrades with terminal urns. Corniced stacks and piended and platform slate roof. East and west elevations similarly detailed;

3 bays, with tripartites to outer bays.

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