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Lochies Road, Seaside Cottage with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Burntisland, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0632 / 56°3'47"N

Longitude: -3.2203 / 3°13'13"W

OS Eastings: 324113

OS Northings: 686270

OS Grid: NT241862

Mapcode National: GBR 27.PVXC

Mapcode Global: WH6S0.HVQQ

Entry Name: Lochies Road, Seaside Cottage with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 27 March 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 358547

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22868

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Burntisland

County: Fife

Town: Burntisland

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century. Single storey, 7-bay cottage with small additions to N now subdivided; broad, advanced and taller outer bays. Squared and snecked whinstone (some patches of Aberdeen bond) with dressed ashlar quoins, harled to S; chamfered arrises.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: curving flight of 10 steps lead to boarded door with plate glass fanlight at centre of left pavilion, windows in flanking bays; recessed centre section with blinded centre door and windows in flanking bays; right pavilion with centre window.

S ELEVATION: step up to tiled area with shallow verandah formed by 2 slender cast-iron columns on semicircular plinth beneath swept roof of projecting roofline; deep-set panelled door in architraved surround with almost full-height windows in flanking bays.

E ELEVATION: outer bay to right with 2 modern windows and modern extension to outer right; recessed centre section with glazed door to right and 3 small windows to left, door to left; outer left bay blind.

12-pane glazing pattern in sash and case windows to S and W, 6-pane and plate glass glazing in casement windows to E. Graded grey slates. Paired ashlar stacks with moulded coping and plinth.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Seaside Cottage was originally Bath Cottage, a salt water bathing house with slate slabs forming the sides of the individual baths. The steps to W have slate treads saved from the original baths.

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