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Dysart, 40 and 42 High Street with Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1257 / 56°7'32"N

Longitude: -3.1214 / 3°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 330388

OS Northings: 693115

OS Grid: NT303931

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.L0Q7

Mapcode Global: WH6RW.09XB

Entry Name: Dysart, 40 and 42 High Street with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 28 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381196

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36417

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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18th century; doorpiece and tripartite window early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan classical house in irregular terrace; pilastered and corniced doorcase with blocking course. Painted render with stone margins. Eaves cornice. Stone mullions.

NW (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: deep-set door with 2-pane plate glass fanlight to centre, corniced tripartite window in bay to left, window to right and adjacent pend entrance with timber door and 3-part fanlight to outer right.

SE ELEVATION: asymmetrical fenestration; elements include forestair to right of centre leading to part-glazed door between floors, and half-gable with small window above wallhead.

Small-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Modern tiles. Coped ashlar and harl stacks (that to SW truncated) with some cans and thackstanes; ashlar-coped skews.

INTERIOR: plain plasterwork cornicing and dadoes. Elliptical-arched screen door to hall with etched glass and sunburst-astragalled fanlight; deep keystoned arch; timber fireplace to principal ground floor room. 1st floor (No 42) with plain cornicing; timber balustered cantilevered dog-leg staircase; drawing room with round-headed doors (one sealed) flanking timber fireplace. Roof space with base of massive crowstepped stack.

BOUNDARY WALLS: high rubble boundary walls.

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