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8 Bennochy Avenue

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1165 / 56°6'59"N

Longitude: -3.1703 / 3°10'13"W

OS Eastings: 327326

OS Northings: 692142

OS Grid: NT273921

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LMQ7

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.8JKD

Entry Name: 8 Bennochy Avenue

Listing Date: 20 November 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381153

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36379

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Williamson & Hubbard, 1933-34. 2-storey International Modern villa of Burnet Tait & Lorne school. Harled with concrete cills, flat roof and plain-coped parapets.

SOUTH (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2-bay framed by low chimney breasts on E and W elevations, windows with horizontal metal-framed glazing 3 panes wide and 4 deep to upper floor and ground right, rectangular projecting bay out of line to ground floor left with window wrapped round left hand corner, 4 panes wide to S and 1 to W.

WEST (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: bow-ended stair projection with long window to left, door in re-entrant angle with octagonal light sheltered by cantilevered canopy, single light windows above and to right.

EAST ELEVATION: relatively plain with window to ground right.

N ELEVATION: symmetrical fenestration including single storey back wing projecting to left and link to garage beyond.

Multi-pane, horizontal glazing patterns in metal-framed windows. Coped harled stacks with cans; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: good unaltered interior 1985 (not seen 1997).

TERRACE AND BOUNDARY WALL: low terrace to front of house and stepped garden wall, stuccoed and coped to match.

Statement of Interest

Built for R Ritchie Fraser at a cost of ?1000.

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