Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Pittencrieff

Pittencrieff, a mansion in Dunfermline parish, Fife, in the south-western vicinity of the town. Built about 1610, and enlarged in 1740, with stones from the Palace ruins, it is the seat of James Hunt, Esq., who owns 945 acres in the shire, valued at £2588 per annum, the Pittencrieff estate having been sold in 1762 for £11, 000, in 1787 for £17, 600, and lastly in 1800 for £31,500. See Dunfermline.—Ord. Sur., sh. 40, 1867.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Dunfermline ScoP       Fife ScoCnty

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