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9 and 11 Townsend Place with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1133 / 56°6'47"N

Longitude: -3.16 / 3°9'36"W

OS Eastings: 327960

OS Northings: 691781

OS Grid: NT279917

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LXNZ

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.FLGT

Entry Name: 9 and 11 Townsend Place with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381131

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36362

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Early 19th century. 2-storey and basement, 4-bay classical house (converted to flats) in irregular terrace to W. Dressed ashlar with harled basement. Cill courses, eaves cornice and blocking course. Architraved openings, those to ground floor also corniced.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: basement with windows to bays 1 and 3, flying steps with flanking dwarf walls up to ground floor where Greek Doric- columned doorcase and block pediment with deep-set panelled timber door and small-pane fanlight in bay to left of centre, windows in flanking bays and steps up to further deep-set panelled timber door with small- pane fanlight to outer right. Regular fenestration to 1st floor.

12-pane and 6-pane upper over plate glass lower glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with polygonal cans, ashlar-coped skews.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low saddleback-coped harled walls to S, and coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Wood's map shows a building on this site marked 'Bank of Scotland's Office.

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