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Dunnikier Way, Fife Council, Dunnikier House Policies, Former Walled Garden and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.136 / 56°8'9"N

Longitude: -3.1594 / 3°9'33"W

OS Eastings: 328040

OS Northings: 694306

OS Grid: NT280943

Mapcode National: GBR 29.KJ4G

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.F1QC

Entry Name: Dunnikier Way, Fife Council, Dunnikier House Policies, Former Walled Garden and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392429

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45502

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Probably late 18th century. Small, oval-plan walled garden of approximately 300 square metres (running N-S) to E of Dunnikier House Hotel. Part-coped rubble boundary walls to with 3 step-coped ashlar gatepiers to SW and pierced ornamental frieze at wallhead to right. Further coped walls to walled walk (running E-W) also to E.

Statement of Interest

Immediately beyond an area of formal garden to the E of Dunnikier House (listed separately), lay this small walled garden and walk. Dunnikier House was built by James Townsend Oswald in 1791, the Parks Department took it over in 1968, selling off the house for conversion to a hotel in 1971.

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