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Oriel House, 9 Academy Square, Limekilns

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0348 / 56°2'5"N

Longitude: -3.4841 / 3°29'2"W

OS Eastings: 307622

OS Northings: 683423

OS Grid: NT076834

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RWRB

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.GL41

Plus Code: 9C8R2GM8+W9

Entry Name: Oriel House, 9 Academy Square, Limekilns

Listing Name: Limekilns, 9 Academy Square, Oriel House

Listing Date: 17 March 1978

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332333

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1644

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

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Early 19th century. 3-storey, 3-bay house with 2-storey addition to right. White harling; dressed margins; eaves course. 2-storey canted window to left bay; sandstone surround.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central door; 1st floor window above; ground floor window to right with 1st floor window above. Later 2-storey fenestration bay to left; mullion canted bay windows at each storey. 3 windows at 2nd floor. 2 ground floor windows to far right wing; central, pedimented 1st floor window; kneelered dormerhead.

S ELEVATION: plain elevation; 3rd floor window to right.

W ELEVATION: not seen, 1999.

N ELEVATION: plain gable.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows; 6-pane timber 2nd floor windows. Pitched roof; grey slate; raised flat-head skews; 1817 carved into end of left E facing skew. Stone gable apex stacks and gable apex stack to wing.

INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.

Statement of Interest

Early 19th century, possibly incorporating earlier build. Oriel House flanks the W side of Academy Square, the square is so called because the King's Cellar to the N was once used as a school.

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