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Limekilns, 16 Halketshall, the Ship Inn

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0349 / 56°2'5"N

Longitude: -3.4893 / 3°29'21"W

OS Eastings: 307297

OS Northings: 683447

OS Grid: NT072834

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RVCP

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.CKNX

Entry Name: Limekilns, 16 Halketshall, the Ship Inn

Listing Date: 31 December 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 334908

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB3768

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century; later alterations. 2-storey, 4-bay square-plan public house with later rear additions. White rendered walls; black painted base course to principal elevation; black painted window cills.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: replacement 2-leaf door at 3rd bay; 2 windows to left; 1 window to right. 4 windows centred above at 1st floor. Pub sign above door.

W ELEVATION: central door; window above. 2-storey wing to left; bipartite window at 1st floor. Single storey modern extension; access to pub kitchen and flat above.

N ELEVATION: advanced rear gable wing to right; small 1st floor window to left. Modern flat-roofed extension to gable. Pitched extension to left, parallel to pub; 2 1st floor windows; flat-roofed porch addition at ground floor.

E ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.

Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows with horns. Purple grey slate roof laid in diminishing courses; clay ridge tiles; smooth skews; block skewputts. Gable apex stacks; ridge stack to left; polygonal clay cans to left chimneys; circular cans to right. Gable apex stack to rear.

INTERIOR: modern decor.

Statement of Interest

Established as a pub in 1818. Flat accommodation to rear and 1st floor. The Ship Inn is situated in a prominent position along the Promenade, facing out to the Firth of Forth. Halketshall is named after the Halkets who lived at nearby Pitfirrane Castle and who, in the 17th century acquired a large part of Limekilns.

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