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Bandar Abbas, Low Causeway, Culross

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0554 / 56°3'19"N

Longitude: -3.6272 / 3°37'37"W

OS Eastings: 298759

OS Northings: 685919

OS Grid: NS987859

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QF2S

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.8206

Plus Code: 9C8R394F+54

Entry Name: Bandar Abbas, Low Causeway, Culross

Listing Name: Culross, Low Causeway, Bandar Abbas and Flat Above

Listing Date: 19 July 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359865

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24018

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359865

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, U-plan house, later converted into former post office/shop and flat, currently flatted accommodation (2001). Ashlar margins; harled.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central door; large flanking windows. 3 1st floor windows at eaves.

W ELEVATION: plain wall; attached to adjacent Algoa Bay House to N.

N ELEVATION: E (left) wing; door to left; window to right. Windows in right return at ground and 1st floor. W (right) wing; window to left; archway to right; door to left within; 1st floor window. Ground and 1st floor windows to left return. Lean-to porch set back to centre.

E ELEVATION: plain wall; attached to The Ridge.

12-pane timber sash and case windows to ground floor, principal elevation. Replacement fenestration elsewhere. Replacement timber doors. Pitched roof to front; pantiles; gable apex stacks. Piended E wing; clay pantiles; flat roof to W wing; clay pantiles to rear lean-to porch.

INTERIOR: modernised.

Statement of Interest

Formerly listed as House and Shops (Mrs Margaret Reid) East of Algoa Bay House, Low Causeway, North Side. The rear wings at ground floor are of stone, the later upper storeys are built of brick. There was a bread oven in the W wing, the former bakehouse. The larger ground floor windows to the S were the shop and post office windows; there were formerly 2 doors in the centre of the S elevation. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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