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The Old School House, West Green, Culross

A Category C Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0556 / 56°3'20"N

Longitude: -3.6317 / 3°37'53"W

OS Eastings: 298483

OS Northings: 685948

OS Grid: NS984859

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QD2Q

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.52X1

Plus Code: 9C8R3949+68

Entry Name: The Old School House, West Green, Culross

Listing Name: Culross, West Green, the Old School House Including Garden Walls

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359816

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23972

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359816

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Later 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay L-plan house. Pebble-dash; long and short ashlar window and door surrounds and quoins. Moulded string course at ground floor window lintel level. Base course. Raised left vertical margin to rear.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central door; 2-pane fanlight. Bipartite window to left; tripartite window to right. Central window above door; flanking bipartite windows.

W ELEVATION: partially seen, plain gable elevation. Stone inscribed 'IH MB 1614' set into apex.

N ELEVATION: partially seen, 2001. Round-headed stair window to right; 1st floor window to left. Later rear wing advanced to right; 2 ground floor windows; 1st floor window to right; 1st floor window in left return.

E ELEVATION: plain gable elevation.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows; moulded horns. Rooflights to rear. Panelled timber door. Pitched slate roof. Coped gable apex stacks to house and rear wing. Decorative hopper to right; principal elevation.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.


Tall brick wall; ashlar coping stones to W at rear. Garden wall to N, swept at E.

Statement of Interest

Formerly listed as Aanvaar West Green. This was the former schoolmaster's house. See separate listing for E garden wall.

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