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16-18 (Even Nos) Douglas Street

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0718 / 56°4'18"N

Longitude: -3.4607 / 3°27'38"W

OS Eastings: 309168

OS Northings: 687518

OS Grid: NT091875

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PGGM

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.TN73

Entry Name: 16-18 (Even Nos) Douglas Street

Listing Date: 25 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362549

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26071

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1901 with alterations to ground floor. 2-storey; 4-bay; terraced commercial building with glazed shop frontage to both storeys to principal (W) elevation. Cast-iron arcading to 1st floor. Bracketed eaves cornice.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: pair of late 20th century glazed shopfronts to ground floor; both with central glazed doors. Original fascia board with dentilled and gableted cornice above; flanking gableted brackets. Glazed semicircular-arched arcading to 1st floor divided 4 pairs of arches (one to each bay); each with keyblock and supported on slender Corinthianesque columns with cast-iron spandrels; dividing mullions to each bay.

Fixed plate glass windows to principal elevation. Piended and platformed grey slate roof.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).

Statement of Interest

Built for T Christie (architect not named). Alterations 1912, 1943 and 1973. Unusual use of arcading at the 1st floor.

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