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Culross, Low Causeway, Ailie House

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0549 / 56°3'17"N

Longitude: -3.6282 / 3°37'41"W

OS Eastings: 298699

OS Northings: 685869

OS Grid: NS986858

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QDW2

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.72KK

Entry Name: Culross, Low Causeway, Ailie House

Listing Date: 12 January 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359885

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24037

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house. Exposed ashlar margins; eaves course; rendered.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical elevation. Central replacement 2-leaf door; flanking windows. 3 1st floor windows centred above.

E ELEVATION: attached to The Hollies.

S ELEVATION: partially seen; 1st floor window. 4 additions to rear; pitched to far left; single storey flat-roof to right of it; 2 2-storey extensions to right.

S ELEVATION: ground and 1st floor window to right.

12-pane timber sash and case windows to front; modern fenestration to rear. Steeply pitched swept roof; clay pantiles. Raised wallhead to W. Corniced gable apex to W; coped gable apex to E with polygonal can. Pitched pantile roof to W rear outshot; modern roofing material to other extensions.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.

Statement of Interest

Formerly listed as House (Mrs M Rennie). Ailie House has a steeply pitched roof, which may originally have been thatched. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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