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Latitude: 56.0572 / 56°3'25"N
Longitude: -3.6266 / 3°37'35"W
OS Eastings: 298805
OS Northings: 686120
OS Grid: NS988861
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.Q77M
Mapcode Global: WH5QW.80BT
Entry Name: Culross, Newgate and Cat's Close Walls
Listing Date: 12 January 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 359910
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24059
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages
Traditional County: Fife
Tall, roughly squared rubble walls line Newgate; averaging 8 feet tall with replacement coping stones. Doorways to E; moulded architrave (currently in disrepair, 2001) to NE; doorway and wall to Rose Cottage garden to SE. Doorways to SW; wall joins Newgate House garden wall. Narrow lane to NW (Cat's Close), walls have been heightened to approximately 10 feet tall.
Formerly listed as Walls Bounding Newgate and Lane Connecting it to Kirk Street. The Newgate was the original entrance to the abbey and is clearly depicted by Slezer, leading to the Abbey Church. It now curves to the W and joins Kirk Street.
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