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House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Balbie

Classification House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Balbee

Canmore ID 52780

Site Number NT28NW 13

NGR NT 2307 8867

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Burntisland
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT28NW 13 2307 8867.

(NT 2307 8867) Tower (NR) (Site of)

OS 6" map, (1921)

At Balbee, there was a similar structure to Knockdavie (a 17th century house, see NT28NW 9). It was taken down 60 or 70 years ago (1775-85) the hewn freestone was used in some of the walls in the neighbourhood.

NSA (written by Rev D Couper - 1836) 1845.

There are no structural remains of this tower-house the site of which falls at the rear of the dairy.

Visited by OS (W D J) 11 March 1959.


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