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Forth Cottage, Sandilands, Limekilns

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0339 / 56°2'1"N

Longitude: -3.4797 / 3°28'47"W

OS Eastings: 307892

OS Northings: 683317

OS Grid: NT078833

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RXXT

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.JL6Q

Plus Code: 9C8R2GMC+G4

Entry Name: Forth Cottage, Sandilands, Limekilns

Listing Name: Limekilns, Sandilands, Forth Cottage

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334855

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3726

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

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18th century. Single storey, 3-bay cottage. Harled with painted stone surrounds to openings.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central replacement glazed door; flanking windows; small fixed light to right of door.

S ELEVATION: plain gable; raggles of removed adjacent building visible.

W ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.

N ELEVATION: attached to 1 Brucehaven Road.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.

2-pane timber sash and case windows. Openings extend to eaves level. Pitched roof; modern pantiles. Raised wallhead to S gable with brick apex chimney stack. Raised rear right hand section of roof.

Statement of Interest

The steep gradient of the roof indicates a possible former thatched roof. Part of the rear roof has been raised to create a less steep gradient but the retention of the pitch to the front has helped to maintain the character of the cottage.

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