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11 Abbey Park Place

A Category B Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0697 / 56°4'10"N

Longitude: -3.4604 / 3°27'37"W

OS Eastings: 309182

OS Northings: 687280

OS Grid: NT091872

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PNJH

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.TPDR

Entry Name: 11 Abbey Park Place

Listing Date: 12 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362464

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25996

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Late 18th century incorporating earlier fabric; alterations (particularly in later 19th century) and extension. House; comprising 2-storey with attic and basement 3-bay main block with single storey and attic extension (originally single storey) to W. Main block of simplified classical design; crowstepped gables to both blocks. Coursed dressed partially droved sandstone rubble; harled to rear (S) elevation. Sandstone ashlar dressings. Eaves band adjoining 1st floor cills and architraved windows to principal (N) and E elevations of main block.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central entrance to main block; 20th century pilastered and pedimented timber architrave and panelled timber door. Window above and flanking windows to ground and 1st floors. Vertical margin to either side. Extension set back slightly to right. Entrance with corniced architrave to left; replacement 2-leaf panelled timber door with rectangular fanlight. Window to outer right of ground floor; small window to left. Architraved stair window to centre above. Architraved gabled dormer to each of flanking outer bays.

S ELEVATION: central architraved entrance with late 20th century glazed door. Window above to 1st floor and attic; flanking windows to each floor; those to ground and 1st floors to left are later canted ones; that to ground floor to right has had narrow flanking lights inserted. Later piended windows to attic; those to outer bays are polygonal. Extension to left has been extended on this side. 2 windows to each floor; all except that to left of ground floor are canted.

E ELEVATION: steps down to architraved entrance to centre of basement. 2 small windows to left of ground floor. Window to centre of 1st floor. Small window to left of attic.

Mainly 2-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roofs; beaked skewputts where gables crowstepped. Rendered gablehead stacks with band courses to either side (E and W) of main block; corniced gablehead stack to W of extension; round cans.

INTERIOR: retains early turnpike staicase with moulded risers between basement and ground floor.

Statement of Interest

A building, probably original block of house, appears on the site on John Wood's map. Retains fabric (at basement level, including staircase) which may be earlier than late 18th century.

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