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Gate Piers, Viewfield House, Dunfermline

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Latitude: 56.071 / 56°4'15"N

Longitude: -3.4552 / 3°27'18"W

OS Eastings: 309505

OS Northings: 687418

OS Grid: NT095874

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PHQM

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.WNTR

Plus Code: 9C8R3GCV+CW

Entry Name: Gate Piers, Viewfield House, Dunfermline

Listing Name: East Port, Pair of Gatepiers to West of Carnegie Hall at Nt 0952 8751

Listing Date: 10 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394288

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46902

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Early 19th century. Former entrance gateway to Viewfield House. Pair of square-plan gatepiers with classical frieze. Coursed sandstone rubble with polished sandstone ashlar outer (N) elevation and dressings. V-jointed masonry and festooned frieze to N elevation; triglyphs to frieze elsewhere. Frieze surmounted by moulded cornice/coping. Late 20th century timber gates. Sandstone rubble walls adjoin to either side; that to W has adjacent pedestrian entrance with droved ashlar surround; that to E has been greatly reduced in height.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Viewfield Terrace, Nos 3-8 Viewfield House (see separate list description). Viewfield House was built for James Blackwood, Provost of Dunfermline, in around 1808.

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