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Latitude: 56.1862 / 56°11'10"N
Longitude: -3.0373 / 3°2'14"W
OS Eastings: 335716
OS Northings: 699771
OS Grid: NT357997
Mapcode National: GBR 2G.G7KR
Mapcode Global: WH7SN.9RXY
Entry Name: Methilhill, 1-8 (Inclusive Nos) Wilson Square
Listing Date: 5 May 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 353422
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19129
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Buckhaven and Methil
Town: Buckhaven And Methil
Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages
Traditional County: Fife
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.
Built for the Wemyss Coal Company.
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