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Mansfield, Lingarth with Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Leslie, Fife

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Latitude: 56.2029 / 56°12'10"N

Longitude: -3.2155 / 3°12'55"W

OS Eastings: 324684

OS Northings: 701808

OS Grid: NO246018

Mapcode National: GBR 27.F3KG

Mapcode Global: WH6RF.LC04

Entry Name: Mansfield, Lingarth with Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 22 December 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382392

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37333

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leslie

County: Fife

Town: Leslie

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Mid 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay L-plan classically detailed house built as Free Church Manse; square-plan, piend-roofed outbuilding at NE corner of site. Squared and pinned whinstone, contrasting droved ashlar long and short work quoins and window margins; main elevation base course.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Central deep-set door with plain cornice and pilasters, 4-pane-effect glazed fanlight; windows in flanking bays with stop-chamfered arrises, regular windows at 1st floor.

N (ROAD) ELEVATION: projecting bay at right with blind north face, entrance in east face of single storey lean-to on return wall; windows to right at both floors. Exposed north face of main building with large modern stair window over lean-to roof, small 1st floor window immediately to left.

W ELEVATION: irregularly spaced windows, 1 at ground, 2 at 1st floor.


Sash and case windows throughout all with small-pane glazing pattern except ground floor front and stair windows with plate glass glazing. Graded grey slates, piended roofs with coped wallhead stacks to E and W, central stack in projecting bay, some cans.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: pyramid capped droved ashlar gatepiers with chamfered arrises; coped, random rubble boundary walls to NE and South.

Statement of Interest

John Gifford describes Mansfield as "a row of comfortable early 19th century houses", this being the exception built to be a Free Church manse (therefore post 1842 Disruption).

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