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Limekilns Harbour, Limekilns Pier

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0337 / 56°2'1"N

Longitude: -3.4861 / 3°29'9"W

OS Eastings: 307496

OS Northings: 683308

OS Grid: NT074833

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RW87

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.FL6V

Entry Name: Limekilns Harbour, Limekilns Pier

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334858

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3729

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

18th century. Wide pier of dry, coursed sandstone boulders. Stone steps to E. 19th century central shelter wall on pier.

Statement of Interest

Limekilns was the medieval port for Dunfermline. It continued to be used as a commercial port until the mid 19th century when it was superseded by the improved harbour at Charlestown.

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