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3-13 (Odd Nos) Bruce Street

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0715 / 56°4'17"N

Longitude: -3.4641 / 3°27'50"W

OS Eastings: 308953

OS Northings: 687490

OS Grid: NT089874

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PFQF

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.RNLB

Entry Name: 3-13 (Odd Nos) Bruce Street

Listing Date: 15 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362546

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26068

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier 19th century. Pair of 3-storey and attic terraced tenement blocks with 20th century shopfronts at ground floor. 4-bay N block; 5-bay S block. Coursed dressed droved sandstone with polished ashlar dressings to principal (E) elevation; coursed rubble elsewhere. Ground floor cornice above modern shop fasciae; cill band to 1st floor; eaves cornice. Slightly projecting cills.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: Entrance set back to No 3; panelled timber door with 3-light rectangular fanlight; blocked shopfront with pilaster strips to left. Earlier 20th century shopfront with recessed entrance and dentilled fascia to No 7. Otherwise modern shopfronts/doors to ground floor. Regular fenestration (window to each bay) to 1st and 2nd floors. Polygonal piended dormers to 3rd, 4th and 5th bays from left and to that to outer right.

W ELEVATION: later extensions to lower floors to both blocks. Semicircular-plan stair towers to each tenement. Pair of dormers; both piended; one polygonal visible.

2 and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. Coped gablehead stacks to either side (N and S) of block; round cans, where in existence.

INTERIORS: not inspected (1998).

Statement of Interest

Traditional earlier 19th century terrace of shops and tenements in finely tooled sandstone ashlar. A row of buildings appears on the site on Wood's map.

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