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427 and 431 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1153 / 56°6'55"N

Longitude: -3.1531 / 3°9'11"W

OS Eastings: 328393

OS Northings: 691995

OS Grid: NT283919

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LRL8

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.JKQ8

Entry Name: 427 and 431 High Street

Listing Date: 8 May 1975

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381123

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36356

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid 19th century. Pair of single storey, 3-bay classical shops, each closing an irregular terrace. Painted ashlar and harl with stone cills. Base course, eaves cornice and blocking course.

NO 427: S (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: pilastrade with 3 windows.

E ELEVATION: blocked cart arch to right of centre and door with flanking windows to left.

NO 431: S (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: No 431: part-glazed door (converted from window) to left of centre, windows to centre and right bays, dividing pilasters and further pilaster to outer left.

W ELEVATION: 2 windows.

Plate glass glazing in fixed display windows. Red tiled pyramidal roof to No 431. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

Statement of Interest

Although somewhat spoiled, an interesting pair of former offices/ carriage house pavilions flanking entrance to Harbour House, No 429 High Street (listed separately, category B).

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