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25 High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0711 / 56°4'15"N

Longitude: -3.463 / 3°27'46"W

OS Eastings: 309023

OS Northings: 687436

OS Grid: NT090874

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PFZ8

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.SN4Q

Entry Name: 25 High Street

Listing Date: 25 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362469

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26001

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1900 remodelling of earlier structure. 2-storey; 2-bay; terraced shop premises. Unaltered highly glazed shopfront to both storeys (that to ground floor possibly slightly later) to principal (N) elevation; cast-iron arcading to upper floor. Painted stone to principal elevation. Base course and bracketed eaves cornice to principal elevation.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: recessed entrance to left of centre; replacement 2-leaf glazed timber door with dentilled lintel and rectangular fanlight; mosaic to step in front. Large flanking windows with separately glazed band across top. Fascia board with dentilled cornice above; miniature pediment at centre; flanking outer brackets, each with small pediment at head. Each of upper bays divided into glazed cast-iron framed triple arcade; round arches with decorative keystones; supported on slender columns with plain capitals.

Large fixed panes to principal (N) elevation. Grey slate roof. Crowstepped skew and harled ridge stack to W.

INTERIOR: no original fittings to ground floor shop.

Statement of Interest

Of interest for intact circa 1900 shopfront. The ground floor frontage may date from 1921 when alterations (by Motion) to a shop for J Scott were registered with the council.

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