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Carron Harbour

A Category B Listed Building in Burntisland, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0596 / 56°3'34"N

Longitude: -3.2576 / 3°15'27"W

OS Eastings: 321784

OS Northings: 685902

OS Grid: NT217859

Mapcode National: GBR 26.Q63H

Mapcode Global: WH6RZ.XYXK

Entry Name: Carron Harbour

Listing Date: 31 March 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334810

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3686

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Burntisland

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

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Description

Circa 1808. Small tidal harbour. Rectangular basin with slipway angled to SW and small quay to N. Coursed rubble pier to S, round-ended quay of large rubble blocks and cement-render to N. New concrete surfacing.

Statement of Interest

Owned by the Carron Iron Company, this harbour was originally used to ship lime from Newbigging Limestone Mine, and "where vessels occasionally take in water" (NSA). Now used for small boat repairs. Later brick warehouse and brick wall stand on pier.

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