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6 Cuinzie Neuk Including Stairway Within to No 7

A Category B Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0706 / 56°4'14"N

Longitude: -3.1741 / 3°10'26"W

OS Eastings: 327002

OS Northings: 687036

OS Grid: NT270870

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PDW4

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.6PR3

Entry Name: 6 Cuinzie Neuk Including Stairway Within to No 7

Listing Date: 3 March 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 380988

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36248

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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17th century, altered. 2-storey house in irregular terrace on ground falling to NE. Harl with painted margins. Segmental-headed window. All openings deep-set.

NW ELEVATION: ground floor bays grouped to right. 2 steps up to door at outer right raised into 1st floor owing to fall of ground, broad segmental-headed window immediately to left with small adjacent window beyond at centre, further window in bay to left. 1st floor windows abutting eaves at centre and outer left bays flanking tall shouldered wallhead stack.

8- and 12-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Clay pantiles to steeply pitched roof. Harled stack with cans.

Statement of Interest

No 6 is said to have some early internal beams. Cuinzie Neuk is thought to derive its name from the existence of a mint or 'coinery' in this area. Alexander III silver pennies bearing the Kinghorn mark were discovered during excavations for the shipyard.

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