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Gatepiers And Lodge, West Entrance, Wemyss Castle

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy East, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1377 / 56°8'15"N

Longitude: -3.1131 / 3°6'47"W

OS Eastings: 330923

OS Northings: 694450

OS Grid: NT309944

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.K8L3

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.4ZVM

Plus Code: 9C8R4VQP+3Q

Entry Name: Gatepiers And Lodge, West Entrance, Wemyss Castle

Listing Name: Wemyss Castle Policies, West Entrance, Dysart Lodge, Gatepiers, Gates and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353413

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19127

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Parish: Wemyss

Traditional County: Fife

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Probably Robert Lorimer, later 19th century incorporating earlier fabric. Single storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan crowstepped entrance lodge. Harl with stone cills. Harled stacks. All openings blocked; steeply pitched roof now derelict.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to centre at ground floor with window in bay to right and 2 windows to left; 3 regularly disposed windows above breaking eaves into crowstepped dormerheads.

GATEPIERS AND GATES: flat-coped and cavetto corniced, square-section, banded ashlar gatepiers flanking carriage entrance and outer pedestrian entrances; cross-banded timber gates.

BOUNDARY WALLS: ashlar-coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Property of Wemyss Estate Trustees. Robert Lorimer designed the more elaborate but similar gatepiers and lodge at Wemyss Castle's East Entrance.

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