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Culross, Back Street, Stone Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359863

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24016

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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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.

Statement of Interest

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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