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Feather House including addition to the west of Mountquhanie Castle and excluding scheduled monument SM865, Mountquhanie Estate, near Rathillet

A Category B Listed Building in Kilmany, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3789 / 56°22'43"N

Longitude: -3.0582 / 3°3'29"W

OS Eastings: 334749

OS Northings: 721235

OS Grid: NO347212

Mapcode National: GBR 2F.22WT

Mapcode Global: WH7RP.0X0R

Entry Name: Feather House including addition to the west of Mountquhanie Castle and excluding scheduled monument SM865, Mountquhanie Estate, near Rathillet

Listing Date: 17 October 1973

Last Amended: 23 June 2017

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 406815

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB8834

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilmany

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Parish: Kilmany

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

16th century. 4-storey tower house 42' x 26' whin rubble with ashlar dressings, corbelled angle turrets survive on three corners. Centre N. wall missing and S wall partly altered in later repairs. Small lean-to addition and later 'mid Victorian crowstepped addition on E courtyard wall dated IC ML 1682, links to small W range, (restored 1964) 2 storey

3-window to court conical roofed tower SW angle. Slated, S gable crowstepped, N. gable straight skews. BAC 1680 stone built into W wall.

Statement of Interest

Scheduled monument (Permission granted for demolition but not taken up).

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