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Lochgelly, Bank Street, Chapel Street Co-Op

A Category B Listed Building in Lochgelly, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1281 / 56°7'41"N

Longitude: -3.3091 / 3°18'32"W

OS Eastings: 318720

OS Northings: 693590

OS Grid: NT187935

Mapcode National: GBR 24.KSN2

Mapcode Global: WH6RS.47HG

Entry Name: Lochgelly, Bank Street, Chapel Street Co-Op

Listing Date: 25 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382618

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37511

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Lochgelly

County: Fife

Town: Lochgelly

Electoral Ward: Lochgelly, Cardenden and Benarty

Traditional County: Fife

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Original Bank Street block dated 1901; extended with corner and Chapel Street block in identical Edwardian Baroque style, 1909-1910. Prominent corner site. 2-storey; modern shopfronts at ground; slim circular clock tower at angle. 3-light mullion and transom windows breaking wallhead with sculptured and keyblocked pediments, alternating with single and bipartite windows; plate-glass glazing pattern. Ashlar fronted; cill course at 1st. Slated roof.

BANK STRET ELEVATION: 1st floor: advanced off-centre 5-window bay with clasping rusticated pilasters, centre window in elaborate Baroque aedicule with attached, half-rusticated order, heavily swagged apron panel below; semicircular open-pediment and multiple keyblock set against stepped block parapet above. Small cupola with peristyle of timber columns and leaded dome on ridge of roof behind. To right, 4 symmetrical bays: pair 3-light mullion and transom windows flanking sculptured panel, bipartites to outer bays. To left, 2 3-light mullion and transom windows flanking centre bipartite. CLOCK TOWER: 3-stage, single windows at 1st floor, with curved plate glass glazing and Gibbs surrounds; 3 clock faces above under open pediments with keyblocked, eleaborately sculptured projecting apron panels below; 2-tier wallhead cornice, leaded dome with paristyled cupola and elaborate wrought-iron weather-vane finial.

Plainer harled bays to Chapel Street with single windows and wallhead stacks.

Interior not seen (1991).

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