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Aberdour, 5 Sands Place, High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay, Fife

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334712

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3592

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdour (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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