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A Scheduled Monument in Howe of Fife and Tay Coast, Fife

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Latitude: 56.3358 / 56°20'8"N

Longitude: -3.1829 / 3°10'58"W

OS Eastings: 326963

OS Northings: 716560

OS Grid: NO269165

Mapcode National: GBR 28.4YNR

Mapcode Global: WH6QW.20LR

Entry Name: Inchrye,motte

Scheduled Date: 1 December 1953

Last Amended: 7 November 1961

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM864

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: motte

Location: Abdie

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Howe of Fife and Tay Coast

Traditional County: Fife


18th century, possibly incorporating earlier fabric. 3-storey, piend- roofed, pantiled rubble building with some raised ashlar surrounds and quoins.

S ELEVATION: slightly lower building (not included in this listing) adjoining to left, ground floor obscured, 2 large windows to right at 1st floor and 4 irregular openings close to eaves at 2nd floor.

E (ADAM SMITH'S CLOSE) ELEVATION: ground floor with deep-set door to left of centre at ground, blank above; high boundary walls of Adam Smith's Close abutting to outer right and left.

W ELEVATION: window in bay to right at 1st floor and to centre at 2nd floor; high boundary wall abutting to outer left.

N ELEVATION: only 2nd floor with 4 windows close to eaves visible.

All openings blocked. Pantiles. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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