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Raith Walled Garden, Old Gate (Adjoining 2 Raith Gardens) and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1096 / 56°6'34"N

Longitude: -3.1734 / 3°10'24"W

OS Eastings: 327125

OS Northings: 691382

OS Grid: NT271913

Mapcode National: GBR 29.M11G

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.7P4N

Entry Name: Raith Walled Garden, Old Gate (Adjoining 2 Raith Gardens) and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381167

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36393

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century. Square-plan, classical pedimented pavilion to former Raith Walled Garden (see Notes). Droved ashlar with mutuled eaves cornice and stone slab roof.

SE ELEVATION: splayed, round-headed deeply chamfered arch with moulded stone in pediment above; deep-set, 2-leaf panelled timber door and flanking boundary walls.

BOUNDARY WALLS: render coped rubble boundary walls of former walled garden, breached in places. Large curved and battered buttresses to E; segmental-headed ashlar cart entrance to N.

Statement of Interest

The walled garden belonged originally to the estate of Abbotshall, the former lodge house and gates are listed separately but Abbots Hall no longer exists.

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