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Dysart, 69 East Quality Street

A Category B Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1272 / 56°7'37"N

Longitude: -3.1224 / 3°7'20"W

OS Eastings: 330324

OS Northings: 693283

OS Grid: NT303932

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.KSKT

Mapcode Global: WH6RW.08D5

Entry Name: Dysart, 69 East Quality Street

Listing Date: 28 January 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 381219

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB36440

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Dysart

Description

Circa 1800. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay classical house in irregular terrace to SW. Stone-cleaned droved ashlar with raised quoins and margins; harled to side and rear. Deep base course, 1st floor cill course, fluted frieze with rosettes, eaves cornice and blocking course. 1st floor moulded architraves.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: pilastered doorway with consoled cornice, deep-set panelled timber door and plate glass fanlight to centre, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st floor; small piended slate-hung dormer windows over outer bays.

Plate glass glazing in modern windows. Graded grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans and thackstanes; ashlar-coped skews. Cast-iron downpipe with decorative rainwater hopper and fixings to right at SE.

INTERIOR: semi-elliptical archway leading to U-plan stair with slim gothick cast-iron balusters. Relatively little altered 1st floor with large and small drawing rooms (to front) with semi-elliptically arched recesses back to back in dividing wall; larger room with good wood and gesso chimneypiece and marble slip, its recess with corinthianesque pilasters. Further good cast-iron grate in attic.

Statement of Interest

Reinstatement of timber sash and case windows would greatly enhance this property.

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