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52 Townsend Place with Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.114 / 56°6'50"N

Longitude: -3.1565 / 3°9'23"W

OS Eastings: 328180

OS Northings: 691856

OS Grid: NT281918

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LYL4

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.HL38

Entry Name: 52 Townsend Place with Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 28 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381136

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36367

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Circa 1820. 2-storey and basement, 3-bay, house on ground falling to S, and in irregular terrace. Droved ashlar with long and short quoins. Base and eaves courses. Architraved surrounds to openings above basement.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: flight of steps with flanking cast-iron railings oversailing basement to centre bay with deep-set panelled timber door and sunburst-astragalled fanlight, windows in flanking bays to ground floor and basement, and regular fenestration close to eaves at 1st floor. 19th century rooflight over right bay and further rooflight to left close to roof ridge.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans, ashlar-coped skews and thackstanes.

INTERIOR: not seen (1996).

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low saddleback-coped harled boundary walls to N, coped rubble walls to S. Cast-iron railings.

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