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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
Entry Name: West Wemyss, 38 and 40 Main Street
Listing Date: 11 December 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350440
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16658
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages
Traditional County: Fife
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.
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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