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Windygates, Cameron Hospital, Lodge House with Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1858 / 56°11'8"N

Longitude: -3.0543 / 3°3'15"W

OS Eastings: 334658

OS Northings: 699739

OS Grid: NT346997

Mapcode National: GBR 2F.G9RD

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.1SV8

Entry Name: Windygates, Cameron Hospital, Lodge House with Gatepiers

Listing Date: 17 May 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389845

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43383

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Probably William Williamson and Hubbard, 1938. Single and 2-storey, 8-bay (bays grouped 1-1-4-1-1-), rectangular-plan Lodge House with stepped, swept roof and porch in stylised (functional?) Arts and Crafts manner. Harled with stone cills and door margins. Base course and part cill course.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Recessed centre bays with tall brick base course, 2 windows flanking centre with further window in bay to right and part-glazed timber door to left, slightly advanced flanking bays with part-glazed timber doors, all shielded by flat-roofed porch supported on 2 square columns below centre plaque worded ?Fife County Council Cameron Hospital? between small windows, and advanced flanking bays with narrow windows below swept roofline; further advanced, single storey outer bays with windows below swept roofline.

W ELEVATION: symmetrical. Ground floor obscured by screen hedges. 1st floor with 2 windows at centre in advanced, flat-roofed, tile hung bay with flanking gabled bays, each with narrow window and lower roofline and recessed narrow blank bay beyond.

N elevation: narrow with swept roof to left and full-height vertical wall to right with stack breaking short skew. Window at 1st floor centre.

S ELEVATION: mirror of N elevation.

Plate glass glazing in casement and top-opening windows. Red tiles. Coped harled stacks with cans.

GATEPIERS: cement-rendered obelisk gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

William Williamson & Hubbard were architects for Fife Healthcare Trust?s new Cameron House (former nurses? home) and the Administration Building in 1938, and thus are probably responsible for the Lodge House.

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