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Culross, Low Causeway, Newgate House

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0559 / 56°3'21"N

Longitude: -3.6253 / 3°37'31"W

OS Eastings: 298879

OS Northings: 685979

OS Grid: NS988859

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QFHR

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.81XR

Entry Name: Culross, Low Causeway, Newgate House

Listing Date: 12 January 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359872

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24024

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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1746. 2-storey, 4-bay, L-plan house; later rear extension. Exposed ashlar margins; harling.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 4 ground floor windows. Gap between 1st and 2nd bay. Carved lintel to 2nd window (former door), inscribed 'IS CM 1746'.

W ELEVATION: plain gable wall.

N ELEVATION: window (former door) to near centre; inserted glazed doors to right; 1st floor window above left. Advanced extension to left; 2 windows to N; door and window in right return.

E ELEVATION: 1st floor window to left.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Shutter rebates for 2 right ground floor windows, S elevation. Replacement doors. Pitched roofs; clay tiles. Scroll skewputts. Gable apex stacks; polygonal cans.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.

Statement of Interest

Interesting features include scroll skewputts and carved lintel. The house stands at the bottom of Newgate, a road that led directly up to the Abbey. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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