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Inchrye Abbey

Architectural Fragment (13th Century), Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Inchrye Abbey

Classification Architectural Fragment (13th Century), Country House (19th Century)

Canmore ID 30059

Site Number NO21NE 47

NGR NO 27129 16741

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Abdie
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NO21NE 47 2713 1694

A large Elizabethan style turreted and battlemented gothic mansion house, built in 1827.

SDD 1960-.

The seating of a 13th-century buttress finial is preserved within Ichrye Abbey. It is gableted at the sides, while a modern circular basin has been wrought in the upper surface.

RCAHMS 1933, visited 25 June 1925.

Inchrye Abbey has been completely demolished.

Visited by OS 13 May 1970.

Inchrye Abbey. The mansion house thus designated was built in the nineteenth century. The name is fanciful.

I B Cowan and D E Easson 1976.

Architecture Notes

NMRS REFERENCE

Architect: James Gillespie Graham, remodelled 1809 - 1813

David Hamilton - Gothic Hall

See RIAS Fife guide p. 46

Systematic Demolition 1960 onwards

Activities

Field Visit (25 June 1925)

Fragment, Inchrye Abbey.

Within the modern mansion of Inchrye Abbey is preserved the seating of a 13th-century buttress finial. It is gableted at the sides, while a modem circular basin has been wrought in the upper surface.

RCAHMS 1933, 25 June 1925.

Photographic Survey (1955 - 1956)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1955.

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