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West Port. (Southgait Port)

A Category A Listed Building in St Andrews, Fife

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Latitude: 56.3387 / 56°20'19"N

Longitude: -2.8007 / 2°48'2"W

OS Eastings: 350596

OS Northings: 716550

OS Grid: NO505165

Mapcode National: GBR 2R.4LQ2

Mapcode Global: WH7RZ.YYH1

Plus Code: 9C8V85QX+FP

Entry Name: West Port. (Southgait Port)

Listing Date: 23 February 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 386701

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40723

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: West Port, St Andrews

ID on this website: 200386701

Location: St Andrews

County: Fife

Town: St Andrews

Electoral Ward: St Andrews

Traditional County: Fife

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Contract for reconstructed 18th May 1589, Thomas Robertson, mason in Blebo. Central semi-circular moulded archway 11-1/2' wide flanked by semi-octagonal gun-looped battlements on chequer corbelling with small moulded openings; ashlar, Parts of structure older. Renovated 1843 by John Kennedy, builder. Side arches modern.

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Guardianship Monument and Scheduled Ancient Monument No 90263.

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