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3 Burn's Wynd, West Wemyss

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

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Latitude: 56.1402 / 56°8'24"N

Longitude: -3.0851 / 3°5'6"W

OS Eastings: 332669

OS Northings: 694695

OS Grid: NT326946

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.K2W3

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.LX4Q

Plus Code: 9C8R4WR7+3X

Entry Name: 3 Burn's Wynd, West Wemyss

Listing Name: West Wemyss, 3 Burn's Wynd

Listing Date: 11 December 1972

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 350491

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB16696

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200350491

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Parish: Wemyss

Traditional County: Fife

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18th century, possibly incorporating earlier fabric, heavily restored and converted to electricity sub-station. Small 2-storey former house with gable to street. Harl with stone margins and quoins.

NE (BURN'S WYND) ELEVATION: broad timber door to centre at ground with window in bay to left and 3 windows to 1st floor.

NW (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: projecting gabled elevation with windows to left of centre at each floor, and small window to right at ground; return to right with bipartite window to 1st floor.

All windows blinded. Courtrai tiles. Coped harled stacks and ashlar-coped skews.

Statement of Interest

Now an electricity sub-station. The building received a Saltire award for restoration. Burns Wynd derives it name from Dr Burns, bone setter and teacher, who lived here in 1850.

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