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Pitmilly House

Fortified House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Pitmilly House

Classification Fortified House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Pitmilly Hotel

Canmore ID 34391

Site Number NO51SE 25

NGR NO 5797 1340

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO51SE 25 5797 1340.

The lands of Pitmilly, with the fortalice, manor place etc., are recorded in 1600.

Reg Magni Sig Reg Scot 1593-1608

NO 5797 1340. About 155.0m SSE of Pitmilly Hotel is a drystone wall, 30.0m long, 0.3m thick and 1.9m high, said to be the the site of an earlier building by Mrs Douglas, a member of the family who once owned the Pitmilly Estate (N C Ogilvie, owner, Pitmilly Hotel, Boarhills), but having the appearance of a garden wall. Some fragments of masonry protrude through the grass 13.0m to the SW.

Visited by OS (DS) 15 October 1956

The grounds of Pitmilly Hotel have been cleared and are now under cultivation. There are no traces of building remains.

Visited by OS (EGC) 28 August 1968

See also NO51SE 43 57791 13612 Pitmilly Gate Lodge

Architecture Notes

Demolished c.1967-8


Robert Balfour (incorporating earlier house)



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