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Commercial Street and 1 and 3 Gibbs Close, House at Corner with Boundary Wall

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2051 / 56°12'18"N

Longitude: -3.1353 / 3°8'6"W

OS Eastings: 329668

OS Northings: 701970

OS Grid: NO296019

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.F3KR

Mapcode Global: WH6RG.T96F

Entry Name: Commercial Street and 1 and 3 Gibbs Close, House at Corner with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 24 November 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 382809

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB37664

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Town: Markinch

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes North, Leslie and Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier 19th century apparently incorporating earlier fabric. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular plan semi-derelict piend-roofed house. Squared and coursed whinstone and harl, droved ashlar long and short quoins and raised margins. Eaves course.

W (STREET) ELEVATION: symmetrical. 3 windows at ground, centre window altered from door; regular windows at 1st floor; dominant shouldered, wallhead stack with oculus at centre.

S (CLOSE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. 2-leaf boarded timber door with fanlight at centre and windows in flanking bays, 3 regular windows at 1st floor.

N ELEVATION: blocked former window off-centre left with adjacent timber blocked window to left; small window at 1st floor off-centre left.

E ELEVATION: blank.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case window at 1st floor N; remaining openings boarded or empty. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with ashlar coped skews and ropework scrolled skewputt to SE.

BOUNDARY WALL: coped rubble boundary wall to NW.

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