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Latitude: 56.0689 / 56°4'8"N
Longitude: -3.4693 / 3°28'9"W
OS Eastings: 308627
OS Northings: 687202
OS Grid: NT086872
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PLJS
Mapcode Global: WH5QR.PQ5C
Entry Name: Pittencrieff Park, Telephone Kiosk to West of Pittencrieff House
Listing Date: 29 January 1990
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 362544
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26067
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central
Traditional County: Fife
John Fraser, 1928. Square-plan telephone kiosk of unique design. Concrete/artificial stone in imitation of ashlar. Chamfered arrises and deeply projecting low copper-clad ogee roof with timber finial. Base course; band courses at cill and lintel level; moulded eaves band. Entrance with moulded surround to W; boarded timber door, formerly with glazed panel. Windows (boarded) to N and S sides.
INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).
An important early telephone kiosk of unique design. An early photograph (in Gavin Stamp's 'Telephone Boxes') shows leaded diamond pane windows. Pittencrieff Park and House were bought by Andrew Carnegie in 1902. The grounds were opened as a public park the following year and are included in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes. See separate list descriptions for park buildings.
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