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Latitude: 56.0309 / 56°1'51"N
Longitude: -3.3975 / 3°23'51"W
OS Eastings: 313006
OS Northings: 682883
OS Grid: NT130828
Mapcode National: GBR 20.S4P1
Mapcode Global: WH6S3.SN9Z
Entry Name: 10 High Street (3 Bank Street)
Listing Date: 19 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 379543
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35094
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay
Traditional County: Fife
Earlier 19th century. 2-storey, attic and basement (in fall of ground to E), 3-bay, square-plan town house converted to restaurant and flat above. Rendered; base course interrupted by later shop front; moulded architraves at 1st floor front elevation; painted margins; painted rusticated quoins; dentilled cornice; pitched roof dormers; scrolled skewputts.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Central pilastered doorway, three-light rectangular fanlight, flanking pilastered shop windows; horizontal plain fascia extending over windows and door (all inserted in late 20th century). 3 evenly spaced 1st floor windows. Gabled bipartite dormers with slate cheeks in outer bays, linking slate-hung horizontal dormer.
E ELEVATION: 3-bay; irregular fenestration. 2-leaf timber panelled door with plain fanlight to far right; 2 basement windows to left. Ground floor window off-centre right. Large margin-paned stair window to right. Bipartite window at 1st floor. Small square attic window
N (REAR) ELEVATION: plain wallhead; adjoins No 8 High Street to right. Slate-hung box dormers.
W ELEVATION: ground floor window off-centre right; timber panelled door to far right. 2 1st floor windows. Small square attic window off-centre right.
Predominantly 4-pane timber sash and case windows; plate glass in timber shop windows. Pitched roof; grey slates; straight ashlar skews, scrolled and carved skewputts; coped gablehead ashlar stacks.
Ground floor presently the Happy Palace Restaurant (2003). This building demonstrates good detailing and is situated in a prominent position at the top of Inverkeithing's former market place. This building also acts as a counterpart to 54, 56 High Street (see separate listing) of similar date and design, located at the opposite end of the market place.
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