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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 350461
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16676
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages
Traditional County: Fife
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.
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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