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St Leonards School Library, Queen Mary's House, 4 South Street, St Andrews

A Category A Listed Building in St Andrews, Fife

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Latitude: 56.3395 / 56°20'22"N

Longitude: -2.7899 / 2°47'23"W

OS Eastings: 351266

OS Northings: 716634

OS Grid: NO512166

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.4H5B

Mapcode Global: WH7S0.3XRD

Plus Code: 9C8V86Q6+R2

Entry Name: St Leonards School Library, Queen Mary's House, 4 South Street, St Andrews

Listing Name: 4 South Street, Queen Mary's House Including Garden Walls and Grotto

Listing Date: 28 April 1959

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386622

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40662

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200386622

Location: St Andrews

County: Fife

Town: St Andrews

Electoral Ward: St Andrews

Traditional County: Fife

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Perhaps 1523, remodelled c.1590 and again in 17th and 18th cents. 3-storey, 6-window 18th cent. rubble - built front to street with Gibbs surround to doorpiece; L-plan to garden, ashlar, with angle oriel to wing; 4-storey crowstepped stair tower in re-entrant angle, fine mid-Georgian pedimented porch with arched doorpiece having rusticated architrave; interior of note. Restored Reginald Fairlie 1927. 18th century grotto in garden.

Statement of Interest

The 1523 date is open to serious doubt as the tomb-slab of Archdeacon Alex Inglis d.1496 is built into the basement. The house is probably wholly late 16th century.

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