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Latitude: 56.0345 / 56°2'4"N
Longitude: -3.4828 / 3°28'58"W
OS Eastings: 307702
OS Northings: 683390
OS Grid: NT077833
Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RX2S
Mapcode Global: WH5QY.GLR8
Entry Name: Limekilns, 6 Main Street, Brewstead
Listing Date: 31 December 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 332331
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1642
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Rosyth
Traditional County: Fife
18th century; later alterations. Symmetrical 2-storey and attic, 3-bay house with central nepus gable. Harled; dressed stone eaves course; vertical margins at arises and nepus gable margins.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central replacement door; moulded stone doorpiece. Flanking bipartite replacement windows to ground and 1st floor. Single 1st floor window centred above door. 2 small windows in nepus gable. Concrete surrounds to ground and 1st floor windows.
W ELEVATION: attached to 8 Main Street.
N ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.
E ELEVATION: attached to 2 Main Street, The Bruce Arms.
Modern 2-pane fenestration. Purple grey slate roof. Skews and scroll skewputts. Moulded cornice to nepus gable; and nepus gable chimney stack. Corniced gable apex stacks, taller stack to right.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.
Despite fenestration changes (from single to bipartite windows) which have affected the overall character of the building, Brewstead remains an important building in Limekilns and is situated in a prominent position at the beginning of Main Street. The name of the building and the proximity of the later Bruce Arms suggest a connection for this part of Limekilns with brewing.
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