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Leslie House Policies, High Street, West Gate, with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Leslie, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2041 / 56°12'14"N

Longitude: -3.2024 / 3°12'8"W

OS Eastings: 325501

OS Northings: 701931

OS Grid: NO255019

Mapcode National: GBR 28.F0HX

Mapcode Global: WH6RF.SB75

Entry Name: Leslie House Policies, High Street, West Gate, with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 22 December 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382390

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37331

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leslie

County: Fife

Town: Leslie

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Post 1856. Semicircular arched carriage entrance with blind centre tablet and stepped wallhead overthrow, pedestrian gate in wall flanking and open semi-circular tower beyond; conical roofed circular tower to other side. Squared and snecked whinstone giving way to E to random rubble (squared and snecked to W) of coped boundary wall. Wooden gates of intersecting tracery design and cast-iron detail, heavy hoodmoulds over arch extending over pedestrian port and becoming string course on N elevation adjoining flat coping of boundary wall to outer left. Tower to W with moulded coping; tower to E with centre narrow light breaking string course to N and 1st floor narrow light over boundary wall to E, door at ground and narrow light over to S, moulded cornice, fish-scale slates and ball finial.

Statement of Interest

Almost opposite is another stone arched entrance which gave access to stabling for The Green Inn, sited approximately at the War Memorial. Group with Leslie House, West Lodge, Duke's Lodge, Duke's Lodge Gates and Forester's Lodge.

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