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Latitude: 56.0555 / 56°3'19"N
Longitude: -3.6273 / 3°37'38"W
OS Eastings: 298755
OS Northings: 685937
OS Grid: NS987859
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QF2Q
Mapcode Global: WH5QW.72Z2
Entry Name: Culross, Back Street, Stone Cottage
Listing Date: 12 January 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 359863
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24016
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages
Traditional County: Fife
18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan house. 20th century wing to W and rear. Ashlar margins to openings; harled.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central door; flanking ground floor windows. Small central 1st floor window; flanking windows hug eaves. Single storey wing to left; central window.
W ELEVATION: 2 windows to later wing. 2 windows to N (rear) wing.
N ELEVATION: lean-to wing attached to rear; 2 windows to left; glazed doors to right. Glazed door to W wing.
E ELEVATION: plain gable wall.
Predominantly 8-pane timber sash and case windows. Enlarged windows to right, principal elevation. 2-leaf timber boarded front door. Pitched roof; clay pantiles; slate easing course. Coped gable apex stacks to house. Rear rooflight to house. Slated lean-to roof to rear wing .
INTERIOR: central rear 1st floor window exposed inside (blocked by later N extension). Approximately 3 foot thick former exterior walls, now visible inside where original house and later lean-to meet.
Formerly listed as Ye Old Stone Cottage. Listed as a typical example of Culross burgh vernacular architecture. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.
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