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Latitude: 56.03 / 56°1'48"N
Longitude: -3.3985 / 3°23'54"W
OS Eastings: 312943
OS Northings: 682783
OS Grid: NT129827
Mapcode National: GBR 20.S4FP
Mapcode Global: WH6S3.RPVP
Entry Name: 54, 56 High Street (1 Queen Street)
Listing Date: 19 December 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 379548
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB35099
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay
Traditional County: Fife
Dated 1830. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay, square-plan town house with later shop and flat above. Coursed and droved sandstone; Aberdeen bonding; rendered to E. Base course interrupted by later shop front; dressed openings; stone cills. Piended dormers.
N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. central glazed and timber panelled door, left-hand side light, horizontal fanlight; flanking shop windows; dentilled and corniced fascia board with geometric consoles to shop front. 3 1st floor windows (central window boarded). Recessed polygonal piended dormers to attic storey. Skew-putt dated "1830".
W ELEVATION: large shop window to left surmounted by ornamental fascia; late 20th century timber boarded door (entrance to 56 High Street) to right. Blind 1st floor window above door; window to right above shop front.
S (REAR) ELEVATION: adjoining shops and tenement to S.
E ELEVATION: timber boarded door to off-centre left; window with iron bars to left. 1st floor window to left.
Plate glass shop windows; 12-pane uPVC sash and case windows to 1st floor; 2-pane uPVC sash and case dormer windows. Pitched roof; graded grey slates; straight ashlar skews; truncated gablehead stacks.
INTERIOR: early to earlier 20th century shelving and trading counter to shop. Upper floor not seen (2003).
This building is situated in a prominent position at the bottom of Inverkeithing's former market place. This building also acts as a counterpart to 10 High Street (see separate listing) of similar date and design, located at the opposite end of the market place.
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