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Sir Andrew Wood's Tower, Largo House

A Scheduled Monument in Leven, Kennoway and Largo, Fife

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Latitude: 56.2211 / 56°13'15"N

Longitude: -2.9373 / 2°56'14"W

OS Eastings: 341975

OS Northings: 703563

OS Grid: NO419035

Mapcode National: GBR 2L.D018

Mapcode Global: WH7SH.VWGQ

Entry Name: Sir Andrew Wood's Tower, Largo House

Scheduled Date: 15 December 1953

Last Amended: 23 February 1993

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM874

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Largo

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Traditional County: Fife


Earlier 19th century, pair of single storey cottages, Oak

Tree 3-bay, Rose 4-bay. Painted rubble with contrasting

margins. Oak Tree Cottage with centre door, 2 later large

bipartite dormers. Rose Cottage 2 doors and 2 windows

arranged alternately. Eaves band. Coped end stacks, slate


Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance as a fragment of a major late sixteenth-early seventeenth century residence occupying the site of an earlier, documented, castle. It has the potential to provide important information on the evolution of domestic architecture from defensive origins.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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