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Aberdour, 9 Main Street, Templeland

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0564 / 56°3'22"N

Longitude: -3.2979 / 3°17'52"W

OS Eastings: 319270

OS Northings: 685594

OS Grid: NT192855

Mapcode National: GBR 24.QH1B

Mapcode Global: WH6S5.91TF

Entry Name: Aberdour, 9 Main Street, Templeland

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334752

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3633

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdour (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay

Parish: Aberdour (Fife)

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

18th century, later alterations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house. Rendered, painted stone margins to openings.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to off-centre right, 3 windows to left, window to far right. 3 evenly arranged windows to 1st floor, close to eaves. Remains of adjacent house to far left.

SW ELEVATION: attached to 7 Main Street.

NE ELEVATION: attached to 11 Main Street.

Modern door, replacement 4-pane timber sash and case windows. Pitched roof, grey slates, crowstepped gable to SW, gable apex stacks, clay cans, thackstane.

Statement of Interest

NOTES: Aberdour and the surrounding land is divided between the old feudal estates of the Earls of Morton (Easter Aberdour) and the Earls of Moray (Wester Aberdour). Main Street is the main thoroughfare to Easter Aberdour. Although altered 9 Main Street retains some of its original features including thackstane and crowstepped gable and also follows the old street line (the majority of later houses along the street encroach further into the road and have much higher rooflines). The evidence of a thackstane indicates that the house may have once been thatched. It is possible that the house could have been forestaired as this was characteristic of the area, none remain along Main Street (2003).

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