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The Hermitage Backdykes Including Garden Walls and Outbuildings Anstruther Easter

A Category B Listed Building in Kilrenny, Fife

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 380777

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36071

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilrenny

County: Fife

Town: Kilrenny

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Traditional County: Fife

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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