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West Wemyss, Shorehead Including Boundary Walls

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1399 / 56°8'23"N

Longitude: -3.09 / 3°5'24"W

OS Eastings: 332361

OS Northings: 694671

OS Grid: NT323946

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.K1RX

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.HXSX

Entry Name: West Wemyss, Shorehead Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350461

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16676

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Parish: Wemyss

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid to later 18th century. Single and 2-storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan house with timpany gable. Harl and rubble with stone cills.

SW (HARBOUR) ELEVATION: symmetrical. 5 regularly disposed windows to each floor, timpany gable breaking eaves at centre.

SE

ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: single storey, rubble elevation with boarded timber door to right of centre, blinded opening to left and 2 small blinded windows in gablehead.

NE ELEVATION: single storey elevation with small windows to centre and left bays.

NW ELEVATION: single storey gabled elevation with window slapping to right of centre.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped and harled stacks, sawn off stack to SE; ashlar-coped skews.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular- and flat-coped brick boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Property of Wemyss Properties Ltd. Overlooking the Harbour of West Wemyss, this former pilot's house was once a tenement of four dwellings.

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