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Latitude: 56.0562 / 56°3'22"N
Longitude: -3.6248 / 3°37'29"W
OS Eastings: 298914
OS Northings: 686007
OS Grid: NS989860
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QFLY
Mapcode Global: WH5QW.915K
Entry Name: Culross, Low Causeway, St Serf's Including Garden Wall
Listing Date: 19 July 1973
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 359875
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24027
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages
Traditional County: Fife
18th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house. Stugged coursed stone. Painted ashlar margins; eaves course; quoins and base course.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: off-centre door; pilastered doorpiece; footscrape to right. Window to left of door; window to far right. 3 1st floor windows at eaves.
W ELEVATION: attached to Whitbank. Rear extension; ground floor window to left; pend to right leads into store rooms; 1st floor window to right.
N ELEVATION: central door; ground floor window to right; 1st floor window above door. 2-storey, flat-roofed extension to left; 2 windows at ground and 1st floor.
E ELEVATION: partially seen; 1st floor window to left; attic window to left.
Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Replacement glazed door to front; traditional 2-leaf rear door, timber with 2 glazed panes. Pitched roof; interlocking replacement tiles. Raised skews; corniced gable end stacks; polygonal and circular cans. NE stack to rear extension.
INTERIOR: modernised interior. Some timber panelled window splays remain and blown glass. Alcove in rear sitting room wall (1st floor E room).
Rubble sandstone wall to N and E.
Earlier stonework to the lower section of the front elevation. This house is named after St Serf who, according to legend, lived in a hermitage on the site of the monastery and educated St Mungo/Kentigern who is said to have been born in Culross (commemorated by St Mungo's Chapel). The Abbey Church is dedicated to St Mary and St Serf. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.
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