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4 Wilson Square, Methilhill, Methil

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

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Latitude: 56.1865 / 56°11'11"N

Longitude: -3.0369 / 3°2'12"W

OS Eastings: 335741

OS Northings: 699797

OS Grid: NT357997

Mapcode National: GBR 2G.G7NZ

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.BR3R

Plus Code: 9C8R5XP7+H6

Entry Name: 4 Wilson Square, Methilhill, Methil

Listing Name: Methilhill, 1-8 (Inclusive Nos) Wilson Square

Listing Date: 5 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353418

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19129

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Buckhaven and Methil

County: Fife

Town: Buckhaven And Methil

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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A Stewart Tod, 1924. U-plan courtyard of miners' cottages in plain Scots/classical style. 3 long and low ranges of single storey, 3- and 4-bay cottages with pedimented centrepieces. Harled with painted margins and eaves course.

S (NORTH RANGE) ELEVATION: 14-bay, gabled range of 4 cottages. 2 windows to centre with dominant pediment breaking eaves above, door with flanking windows to right and again to outer bays, these 6 bays mirrored to left of centre. All doors with 2-part fanlight.

W (EAST RANGE) ELEVATION: 8-bay, piended range of 2 cottages, detailed as centre cottages above.

E (WEST RANGE) ELEVATION: mirrors W range.

12-pane glazing pattern, except No 7 with plate glass glazing, in timber sash and case windows. Red pantiles. Coped harled ridge and gablehead stacks; dominant shouldered stacks breaking eaves to N and S of piended ranges. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

Statement of Interest

Built for the Wemyss Coal Company.

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