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Latitude: 56.2235 / 56°13'24"N
Longitude: -2.6986 / 2°41'55"W
OS Eastings: 356776
OS Northings: 703652
OS Grid: NO567036
Mapcode National: GBR 2V.CZLP
Mapcode Global: WH7SM.JT4W
Entry Name: The Hermitage Backdykes Including Garden Walls and Outbuildings Anstruther Easter
Listing Date: 9 May 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 380777
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36071
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward
Traditional County: Fife
Originally c 1720, reconstructed 1815. 3-storey, 4-window at ground floor, 3 at 1st, 4 at 2nd; staircase bow at back with lean-to roof, flanked by lean-to outshots, harled and whitewashed with margins, slated. Pantiled 2-storey (now mainly converted to single-storey within) E wing; stables earlier, square plan, single storey and loft, harled and
pantiles, of earlier date formerly belonging to manse (item 192). Simple interior, half turn geometrical stair, with Regency gothick cast-iron balusters.
Note: the garden walls of items 191, 192, 195 and 275 to 285 enclose an interesting high-walled pathway from Backdykes to Card's Wynd. (Lovers' Loan).
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