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Latitude: 56.0585 / 56°3'30"N
Longitude: -3.2342 / 3°14'3"W
OS Eastings: 323238
OS Northings: 685754
OS Grid: NT232857
Mapcode National: GBR 26.QCCK
Mapcode Global: WH6S0.9Z4D
Entry Name: Somerville Square, Masonic Lodge, Dunearn 400
Listing Date: 24 November 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 358567
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22881
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
Late 16th century with extensive 19th century alterations and conversion to Masonic Lodge 1914 - 16. 2-storey house in irregular terrace. Harled with stone cills, painted margins and base course. Corniced doorcase with stop-roll-moulded arrises.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: deep-set timber panelled 2-leaf door with plate glass fanlight to left of centre, window to left and inset panel to right, small window and low door to outer right; window to right between floors, narrow window to left at 1st floor.
S ELEVATION: projecting gabled bay to left with proud modern full-height stack at centre flanked by blinded windows at 1st floor, door to outer right with blind window to 1st floor in flat-roofed extension. All windows blinded.
8-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Ashlar coped skews, crowsteps and beak skewputts; coped ashlar stacks with some cans.
In 1596 William Boswell occupied this building, with the Robertsons's of Newbigging in ownership by 1679. George Robertson sold in 1754, and it finally passed to the officials of Lodge Dunearn in 1914 (Lodge Dunearn 400 was consecrated 1859 at a hall in Kirkgate).
The 17th century inset panel (defaced) is inscribed "Blisst be God for all His vageis".
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