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Courthill Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0427 / 56°2'33"N

Longitude: -3.5008 / 3°30'2"W

OS Eastings: 306603

OS Northings: 684325

OS Grid: NT066843

Mapcode National: GBR 1W.RCGT

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.6C7Z

Plus Code: 9C8R2FVX+3M

Entry Name: Courthill Cottage

Listing Name: Broomhall Policies, Courthill Cottage

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334864

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3734

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

Tagged with: Cottage

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Later 18th century. Single storey, 2 3-bay cottages. Exposed rubble to E and rear; rendered elsewhere. Ashlar surrounds to openings; ashlar eaves course and vertical margins to E cottage.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3 windows to left cottage; central door; single flanking windows to right cottage. Lean-to shed set back to right; door to left. 17 IC 77 inscribed above door.

W ELEVATION: plain gable; whinstone outcrop projects from base.

N ELEVATION: rear door to W cottage; 2 small windows to right. 2 windows to E cottage.

E ELEVATION: lean-to addition; plain wall.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to W cottage; 10-pane to E cottage. Timber and glazed doors. Pitched roofs; replacement red tiles; slated easing course. Red clay pantiles to E lean-to. Raised skews; scroll skewputts to E cottage, beaked skewputts to W cottage. Coped gable end stacks, central ridge stack; circular cans.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.

Statement of Interest

A-Group with Broomhall; Broomhall Ice-House; Broomhall, Limekilns, 9 The Old Orchard; Broomhall, Limekilns, 9 The Old Orchard Garden, Broomhall Doocot; Broomhall Policies, East Lodge; Broomhall Policies, Former Brick Works and Broomhall Policies, Hillock. The cottages which have been converted into one residence, belong to the Broomhall Estate. Fine scroll skewputts to E cottage. Courthill Cottage stands beside the original main road from Kincardine to North Queensferry and was built as a shop and house for the shop keeper.

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