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West Wemyss, 12 and 13 Coxstool with 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: -3.0885 / 3°5'18"W

OS Eastings: 332456

OS Northings: 694661

OS Grid: NT324946

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.K232

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.JXHZ

Entry Name: West Wemyss, 12 and 13 Coxstool with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 11 December 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350462

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16677

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Parish: Wemyss

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

18th century, possibly incorporating earlier fabric; renovated late 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay merchants' house. Harled with stone margins and quoins.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 2 windows to ground floor with boarded timber door to outer right; 2 windows to 1st floor and small pedimented dormer window with thistle finial over centre. Lower recessed wing to outer right with forestair to small porch at 1st floor left and small window to right, crowstepped gable to outer right.

S ELEVATION: gabled elevation with 3 regularly disposed windows to each floor.

W ELEVATION: plain rubble bay to outer right; window to centre at each floor, and small window in bay to left also at each floor; lower wing to outer left with window to ground and bipartite window to 1st floor. Later round-arched opening abutting beyond to left.

9- and 12-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Coutra tiles. Coped harled stack with cans and thackstanes, and ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Group with the Belvedere Hotel and Nos 3-4 Coxstool. Property of Wemyss Properties Ltd.

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