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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 380988
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36248
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
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.
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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