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Latitude: 56.0526 / 56°3'9"N
Longitude: -3.306 / 3°18'21"W
OS Eastings: 318755
OS Northings: 685188
OS Grid: NT187851
Mapcode National: GBR 24.QM72
Mapcode Global: WH6S5.54Z9
Entry Name: Aberdour, 5 Sands Place, High Street
Listing Date: 19 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334712
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3592
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Aberdour (Fife)
Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay
Traditional County: Fife
17th century with later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house. Rendered, painted stone margins to openings.
N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical arrangement. Central door with letterbox fanlight, flanking windows. 1st floor windows arranged above ground floor openings.
W ELEVATION: 1st floor window to left.
S ELEVATION: modern inserted fenestration.
E ELEVATION: attached to 4 Sands Place.
Replacement six panelled timber door. Replacement 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Pitched roof, concrete interlocking tiles, raised skew, beaked skewput to NW elevation. Coped gable apex stacks, rendered to W, stone to E, circular cans.
INTERIOR: central hall with stone winder stair to 1st floor, cornicing to principal rooms.
NOTES: It is possible that No 5 was originally a single storey cottage similar to 2 and 3 Sands Place, at some point the cottage was given a 1st floor, this could have been at the same time the cornicing to principal rooms and stone winder stair were installed. The house preserves the old street line of the High Street.
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