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1 East Road, Boundary Wall with Toll Post and Gatepiers Excluding Modern House

A Category B Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3206 / 56°19'14"N

Longitude: -3.0069 / 3°0'24"W

OS Eastings: 337817

OS Northings: 714701

OS Grid: NO378147

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.5NF0

Mapcode Global: WH7S2.SD9D

Entry Name: 1 East Road, Boundary Wall with Toll Post and Gatepiers Excluding Modern House

Listing Date: 20 August 2004

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397680

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49968

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cupar

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century rubble sandstone boundary wall with semicircular coping including toll post and gatepiers. Later alterations.

SECTION TO S: chamfered stone toll post embedded in boundary wall and rising almost to full height of wall. To W pair of octagonal corniced ashlar gatepiers with base course and decorative finials set into bowed section of wall. Later gate.

SECTION TO W: altered to form entrance to modern house. Blocked opening with later lower bowed entrance with simple square piers to left.

SECTION TO N: continous section of wall mirroring that to S.

Statement of Interest

See also list descriptions for West Tollhouse and Castlefield House, 3-5 East Road.

The surviving toll post within the boundary wall is particularly unusual. The Ordnance Survey Town Plan of 1854 clearly shows the tollhouse with the tollgates in place.

The corresponding post to the S is no longer extant.

A weighing machine located just before the toll has also long since disappeared.

The boundary wall itself relates to Castlefield House which was built in 1851. The modern house (1 East Road) built in the grounds of Castlefield House is specifically excluded from the listing. The boundary wall from the toll post southwards now belongs

See also list descriptions for West Tollhouse and Castlefield House, 3-5 East Road.

The surviving toll post within the boundary wall is particularly unusual. The Ordnance Survey Town Plan of 1854 clearly shows the tollhouse with the tollgates in place.

The corresponding post to the S is no longer extant.

A weighing machine located just before the toll has also long since disappeared.

The boundary wall itself relates to Castlefield House which was built in 1851. The modern house (1 East Road) built in the grounds of Castlefield House is specifically excluded from the listing. The boundary wall from the toll post southwards now belongs

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