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100 and 102 High Street

A Category B Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0716 / 56°4'17"N

Longitude: -3.4602 / 3°27'36"W

OS Eastings: 309198

OS Northings: 687493

OS Grid: NT091874

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PGM3

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.TNG9

Entry Name: 100 and 102 High Street

Listing Date: 25 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362476

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26008

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Frank Burnet and Boston of Glasgow, 1914. 3-storey and attic; 3-bay; terraced commercial building (originally a bank). Free classical design with Baroque detailing, including open-topped segmental pediment and oeil de boeuf window over entrance and shaped gable; outer bays canted to 1st and 2nd floors. Polished sandstone ashlar principal (S) elevation. Later polished granite facing to base of principal elevation; ground floor semi-rusticated up to band course.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: architraved entrance to left surmounted by open-topped segmental pediment on flanking brackets; oeil de boeuf window with keyblock and festooned apron at apex of pediment; flanking block finials with tapered heads. Large display window opening with moulded architrave to left fitted with late 20th century glazed timber shopfront and door. Fascia frieze above. Narrow coped balcony to 1st floor with small cast iron balustrade at centre; guttae to flanking brackets; vertical garlands to outer flanking brackets. Tall window with radiating keyblock to centre; flanking 3-light windows with central keyblock. Identical arrangement to 2nd floor but with apron to each window and no keyblocks; corniced panel above central window; square garlands over central light to flanking canted bays. Band course adjoins lintels, except to canted bays; canted bays corniced at apex. Palladian window (with flat lintel and radiating keyblock to central light) to centre of gable above. Gable rounded at apex and with flanking scrolls at base.

2-pane and multi-pane timber sash and case windows to upper storeys. Grey slate roofs. Ashlar gablehead stack with moulded corrnice to W side; round cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).

Statement of Interest

Formerly the Commercial Bank.

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