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Carnbee

Manor House (Medieval)

Site Name Carnbee

Classification Manor House (Medieval)

Alternative Name(s) Manor-pace Of Carnbee Or Nether Carnbee

Canmore ID 34059

Site Number NO50NW 9

NGR NO 530 067

NGR Description NO c. 530 067

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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

Archaeology Notes

NO50NW 9 c. 530 067.

The lands of Carnbee are mentioned from 1309. The manor-house was pulled down in 1813. A stone bearing the initials 'S.I.M.' and 'L.M.M.' and the date '1638', a relic of the old house, can be seen in the south gable of the east wing of the Cot Houses at Carnbee.

W Wood 1887; A H Millar 1895; RCAHMS 1933

The manor-pace of Carnbee or Nether Carnbee is mentioned specifically in 1534 and 1598.

Reg Magni Sig Reg Scot 1513-46; 1593-1608

No further information. The stone, as described by Wood, is at NO 5305 0658.

Visited by OS (WDJ) 20 August 1968

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