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Culross, Low Causeway, Abbey View and Post Office

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0548 / 56°3'17"N

Longitude: -3.6287 / 3°37'43"W

OS Eastings: 298668

OS Northings: 685854

OS Grid: NS986858

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QDRV

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.72BN

Entry Name: Culross, Low Causeway, Abbey View and Post Office

Listing Date: 19 July 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359886

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24038

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house (now post office and shop to ground floor; flat to W and above). Black painted ashlar margins, eaves course and vertical margins to principal elevation. Harled.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: cast-iron letter-box in wall to far left; GVIR by WT Allen & Co, London. Window to right and far right. Central flat-roofed porch; windows to either return; 2 doors. 3 evenly spaced 1st floor windows. Door attached to far left leads to garden/outhouse.

E ELEVATION: plain elevation.

S ELEVATION: partially seen; ground floor window to far left and far right; 1st floor windows centre above. Central flat-roofed extension; small ground floor window to right; large 1st floor window to centre. Small pitched outhouse attached to left; window to left and to right return.

W ELEVATION: wall obscures ground floor; plain gable above.

4-pane timber sash and case windows to front; modern fenestration to rear. Rear rooflight to right. Timber boarded doors. Pitched slate roof. Coped gable apex stacks; circular cans. Raised skews; scroll skewputts to N. Tall square chimney to outhouse.

INTERIOR: modern shop interior; elsewhere not seen, 2001.

Statement of Interest

For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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