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40 Main Street, West Wemyss

A Category B Listed Building in Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages, Fife

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Latitude: 56.14 / 56°8'23"N

Longitude: -3.0853 / 3°5'7"W

OS Eastings: 332652

OS Northings: 694671

OS Grid: NT326946

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.K2SZ

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.LX0W

Plus Code: 9C8R4WQ7+XV

Entry Name: 40 Main Street, West Wemyss

Listing Name: West Wemyss, 38 and 40 Main Street

Listing Date: 11 December 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350440

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16658

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200350440

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Parish: Wemyss

Traditional County: Fife

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Late 18th century. 2-storey, L-plan former skipper's house in irregular terrace, with crowstepped gable to rear. Harled. Eaves course.

NW (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: window to centre bay with further windows immediately to left and to outer right, 3 windows to 1st floor.

SE (SHORE) ELEVATION: dominant projecting wing to right of centre with full-height canted window and crowstepped gable.

Windows to Main Street blinded temporarily for protection. Pantiled. Coped harled stacks and ashlar-coped skews.

Statement of Interest

Property of Wemyss Properties Ltd. At the time of resurvey (1998), Wemyss Properties and Fife Historic Buildings Trust plan to restore this fine traditional streetscape.

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