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Latitude: 56.0346 / 56°2'4"N
Longitude: -3.4841 / 3°29'2"W
OS Eastings: 307623
OS Northings: 683405
OS Grid: NT076834
Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RWRD
Mapcode Global: WH5QY.GL45
Plus Code: 9C8R2GM8+R9
Entry Name: Hope Cottage, 11 Academy Square, Limekilns
Listing Name: Limekilns, 11 Academy Square, Hope Cottage
Listing Date: 31 December 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 334903
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3763
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Rosyth
Traditional County: Fife
18th century. 2-storey house. White harling; ashlar surrounds to openings and quoins.
E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: door to left; central forestair; stone steps and metal hand rail; plank door to opening under stairs; decorative metal air vent above right; glazed and fixed timber door at 1st floor. Ground and 1st floor windows to right.
S ELEVATION: 2 ground and 1st floor windows. 2 square niches above in gable. 2-faced corner sundial at SE angle, 1st floor, dated 1689 with gnomons to S and E.
N ELEVATION: plain elevation; 2 1st floor windows to left.
W ELEVATION: attached to 10 Academy Square.
Some timber sash and case windows with horns; some timber, centrally pivoted windows. Modern pantiles; crowstepped S gable wallhead; beaked skewputts, stone gable apex stack to S; circular cans.
INTERIOR: not seen, 1999.
Hope Cottage forms part of the W border of the square; its S gable fronts the Main Street roadside. Academy Square is so called because the King's Cellar which borders the N of the square was once used as a school.
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