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Latitude: 56.14 / 56°8'24"N
Longitude: -3.0853 / 3°5'6"W
OS Eastings: 332656
OS Northings: 694676
OS Grid: NT326946
Mapcode National: GBR 2D.K2V2
Mapcode Global: WH6RP.LX1V
Entry Name: West Wemyss, 42-52 (Even Nos) Main Street
Listing Date: 11 December 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350441
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16659
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages
Traditional County: Fife
Mid to later 19th century. Terraced row of 3 2-storey houses with ground floor shops. Painted stucco with stone margins. Full-width fascia.
NW (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION:
NOS 42 AND 44: door to centre at ground with flanking display windows and further door to outer right, 2 windows to 1st floor.
NOS 46 AND 48: display windows to right and left of centre at ground, and 3 windows to 1st floor.
NOS 50 AND 52: ground floor with in-canted door to centre and flanking display windows, further door to outer right, and 3 windows to 1st floor.
SE (SHORE) ELEVATION: largely derelict.
All windows blinded temporarily for protection. Nos 42-48 pantiled; Nos 50-52 slated. Coped harled stacks with ashlar-coped skews.
Property of Wemyss Properties Ltd. Formerly run by the Co-operative Society, the shops were closed in 1979. At the time of resurvey, Wemyss Properties and Fife Historic Buildings Trust plan to restore this traditional streetscape which forms part of a wider, finer whole.
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