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Pitcruvie Castle

A Scheduled Monument in East Neuk and Landward, Fife

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Latitude: 56.2307 / 56°13'50"N

Longitude: -2.9476 / 2°56'51"W

OS Eastings: 341352

OS Northings: 704645

OS Grid: NO413046

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.CHR7

Mapcode Global: WH7SH.PNL9

Entry Name: Pitcruvie Castle

Scheduled Date: 15 September 1937

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM868

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Secular: castle

Location: Largo

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Traditional County: Fife


Later 19th century tenement, 3-storey over basement,

with Thomsonesque detailing. Polished (stone-cleaned)

ashlar; original plate glass sashes. Channelled ground

floor, wall areas between openings treated like pilasters

(main flat doorways with inset pilasters); 1st floor

windows with consoled hoods and disc friezes; horizontal

strings; deep main entablature; some canted bays;

stacks mostly rebuilt; modern tile roof. Cast-iron

railings to basement area and to steps (these are on

metal girders) are a Thomson design. Detailing

continued on return elevations.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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