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  Scotstarvit Tower, Near Cupar, Fife
by stevezero

Scotstarvit is a classic L-plan tower house of six stories. It is very solid and imposing, yet as few windows.
It's most famoues resident was Sir John Scott of Scotstarvit (1585-1670). He was a lawyer, author, and map maker, though most famed for a satirical work about hte Scots.
The tower remains in good condition.

In the care of Historic Scotland, and admission is free.

Directions: 5kms South of Cupar, just off the A916. about 13kms west of St Andrews.

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  • Updated Apr 1, 2005
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