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Coachman's Cottage, Tanhouse Brae, Culross

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0564 / 56°3'22"N

Longitude: -3.6274 / 3°37'38"W

OS Eastings: 298748

OS Northings: 686028

OS Grid: NS987860

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QF1B

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.71XG

Plus Code: 9C8R394F+G2

Entry Name: Coachman's Cottage, Tanhouse Brae, Culross

Listing Name: Culross, Kirk Street, Coachman's Cottage

Listing Date: 19 July 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359900

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24050

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359900

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

Tagged with: Cottage

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From later 17th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house; 2-bay wing to N; rectangular-plan. Harled; stone surrounds; early 19th century pilastered doorpiece.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2-storey section to right; central window (former door); corniced, pilastered ashlar doorpiece; foliate medallions. Metal boot scrape to left of former door. Ground floor window to left and right. Small window/former chute to far left. Single 1st floor windows to left and right of door, hugging eaves. Lower section to far left; window (former door) to right; chamfered surrounds; small window to left. Swept, harled wall extends westwards, stone coping; replacement decorative metal pedestrian gate.

N ELEVATION: not seen, 2001.

E ELEVATION: central door; flanking windows; 3 1st floor windows. Modern porch to centre. 2-bay wing to N; door to left; 2 windows to right; modern dormer window wholly in roof.

S ELEVATION: attached to Snuff Cottage; raggles of former building visible.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Pitched roofs; clay pantiles. Gable end stacks to house and W wing.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.

Statement of Interest

Thought to date from 1670 (Pride), Coachman's Cottage was privately restored in the 1950's. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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