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St Mary's College, South Street, St Andrews

A Category A Listed Building in St Andrews, Fife

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Latitude: 56.3391 / 56°20'20"N

Longitude: -2.7946 / 2°47'40"W

OS Eastings: 350972

OS Northings: 716586

OS Grid: NO509165

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.4N26

Mapcode Global: WH7S0.1XHR

Plus Code: 9C8V86Q4+J4

Entry Name: St Mary's College, South Street, St Andrews

Listing Name: St. Mary's College, West Range, Principal's House and Precinct, Including West Boundary Wall.

Listing Date: 28 April 1959

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386647

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40686

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200386647

Location: St Andrews

County: Fife

Town: St Andrews

Electoral Ward: St Andrews

Traditional County: Fife

Tagged with: University building

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Founded 1537/8, built 1539-41, on site of old Pedagogy 1430,

Walter Marr, Master of Works, Thomas French, master mason; reconstructed Robert Reid 1829-30, including reconstructed entrance archway from street. 2-storey and attic rubble-built in court, stair tower with corbelled bell-cote at centre, and stair tower with ogee roof in re-entrant angle of Principal's House. Painted 3-window frontage to South Street; tall 1st floor windows, with shafted surrounds; remodelled 1612 (dated); old coped 16th and 17th cent. garden wall, detached gateway in garden, 15th-17th centuries.

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