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Latitude: 56.0586 / 56°3'30"N
Longitude: -3.6272 / 3°37'37"W
OS Eastings: 298771
OS Northings: 686278
OS Grid: NS987862
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.Q72Q
Mapcode Global: WH5QP.8Z18
Plus Code: 9C8R395F+C4
Entry Name: East Gate-Piers, The Park, Culross
Listing Name: Culross, Culross Park Boundary Walls at Gallows Loan, Kirk Street and Erskine Brae, Including East and West Entrance Gatepiers
Listing Date: 19 July 1973
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 359922
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24067
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages
Traditional County: Fife
E entrance gate to Culross Park House situated to N of Park Lodge. Pair of chamfered square-plan piers; base course and coping stone. Tall wall curves N, reduces in height and extends northwards. Wall continues westwards along Gallows Loan; rubble wall; slightly projecting dressed stone blocks at wallhead; re-used corniced coping stone to W. Wall runs southwards to W entrance gate. Break in wall for access to footpath; corniced square-plan pier to S, corniced, conical coping stone; snecked quadrant wall with ashlar coping to chamfered and corniced square-plan gatepier. Pair of metal gates; matching gatepier to right; swept wall to outer pier with corniced conical coping stone. Rubble wall continues southwards down Erskine Brae curving eastwards to run N along Kirk Street. Doorway S of Erskine Brae. Wall continues northwards, bends west with moulded ashlar doorpiece leading to former gardens of Culross Park House. Wall continues northwards to join E entrance gate; pier in angle with conical coping stone by entrance gatepiers.
B-Group with Culross Park House and Culross Park Lodge and Cottage. The line of the walls are depicted on the 1860 map, however, the gatelodge and piers are not. The E and W entrance gates were probably built at the time of the addition of the E wing to Culross Park House (later 19th century).
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