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Green Island, 16 Main Street, Limekilns

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0347 / 56°2'4"N

Longitude: -3.4837 / 3°29'1"W

OS Eastings: 307645

OS Northings: 683413

OS Grid: NT076834

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RWW7

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.GL93

Plus Code: 9C8R2GM8+VG

Entry Name: Green Island, 16 Main Street, Limekilns

Listing Name: Limekilns, 16 Main Street, Green Island (Formerly Sunnyside), Including Garden Wall

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334902

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3762

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Parish: Dunfermline

Traditional County: Fife

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18th century. Two attached 2-storey houses, now one. Harled; stone surrounds to openings.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: main entrance to E house; 2-storey, 3-bays. Central door; modern glazed porch; flanking windows; 3 1st floor windows centred above. House to left; partially obscured by adjacent 18-22 Main Street; window to right.

W ELEVATION: single ground floor window to left; replacement single door and plank partition in wide ground floor opening to right. Stone surround to blocked 1st floor door remains. Stone margin to right arris.

N ELEVATION: 2 ground floor windows to house to W; 2 smaller 1st floor windows. Panelled door to house to E; 4-pane fanlight and steps; single ground and 1st floor windows to right.

E ELEVATION: partially seen; 1st floor window to right.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows to principal elevation; 12-pane timber sash and case windows to rear with horns. Crowstepped rear E gable; raised, flat-head skews elsewhere; moulded crowsteps. Gable apex chimney stacks to E house; W gable apex stack to W house. Roofline to W house is lower than adjoining house. Pitched, slated roof, laid in diminishing courses to E house. Modern red clay pantiles with slate easing course to W house and rooflights to front and rear. Piended slate lean-to porch roof.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.


Rubble sandstone wall extends from E elevation of 16 and 18-22 Main Street enclosing the garden. Blocked openings in N and NE corners.

Statement of Interest

The wide ground floor door and blocked 1st floor door on the gable suggest that the W house may have been a barn or store.

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