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Wormiston House

Country House (17th Century)

Site Name Wormiston House

Classification Country House (17th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Wormistone; Wormiston House Policies

Canmore ID 35329

Site Number NO60NW 24

NGR NO 61064 09585

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

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

Archaeology Notes

NO60NW 24.00 61064 09585

Wormiston House [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, August 2010.

NO60NW 24.01 NO 61128 09572 Stable block

NO60NW 24.02 NO 61110 09595 Walled garden

House considerably altered in 1974.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Recent renovations to the house of Wormistone [Wormiston House] revealed details of the early structure, of 17th century date, (including painted wall plaster not seen by the reporter).

A small cobbled area may have been the remains of a yard on the W of the house. S of this were foundations of the N wall of a substantial structure, 14m long, of squared sandstone. 1.5m from the NW corner of the structure was a 1.5m wide doorway. In front of the door was a paving stone above a stone 'chamber' of unknown purpose (possibly a drain) approximately 1m by 0.75m by 0.5m deep.

No excavation was possible.

Notes and photographs with FAI.

E Proudfoot 1987.

Activities

Desk Based Assessment (8 April 2014)

A desk based assessment of this building was made by RCAHMS Threatened Building Survey following a consent/planning application for alteration works at the site being submitted to the local authority.

A request for RCAHMS to carry out a non-statutory survey of the site was made via the architect for the property.

Planning Application ref – 14/00981/LBC

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