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Latitude: 56.184 / 56°11'2"N
Longitude: -3.1303 / 3°7'49"W
OS Eastings: 329938
OS Northings: 699619
OS Grid: NT299996
Mapcode National: GBR 2B.GBPV
Mapcode Global: WH6RG.WTKM
Entry Name: Coaltown of Balgonie, 88 Main Street, East House with Outbuildings, Boundary Wall, Gatepiers, Gates and Railings
Listing Date: 1 March 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389287
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42973
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Glenrothes Central and Thornton
Traditional County: Fife
Earlier 19th century, with later addition. 2 storey, 3 bay house in terraced pair . Droved ashlar with squared and snecked rubble to sides and rear, rusticated quoins and polished margins. Base course, eaves cornice. Architraved openings, those to S canopied with fluted frieze at ground and bracketed at 1st floor.
S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Deep set, part glazed timber door at centre with 2 pane fanlight in corniced, architraved surround with fluted frieze, windows in flanking bays, regular fenestration at 1st floor.
E ELEVATION: window to outer left at 1st floor and gablehead stack; return elevation of extension projecting at outer right with door to left, adjacent window to right, window in gablehead and adjoining outbuilding to outer right.
N ELEVATION: detail largely obscured by boundary wall. M gable projecting to left with window and stack in each gablehead, lean to extension in re entrant angle to right.
4 pane and plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows to extension (see E elevation); top opening timber windows elsewhere. Grey slates. Cavetto coped ashlar stacks with clay cans; ashlar coped skews with decorative scroll skewputts; thackstanes.
OUTBUILDINGS: pantiled, squared rubble building (former gig house) with boarded timber garage door to S and blocked semicircular hayloft opening above in gablehead; ashlar coped skews and scroll skewputts. Further pantiled outbuilding to NE of site.
BOUNDARY WALL, GATEPIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS: ashlar coped low rubble boundary walls with decorative cast iron gate and railings to SE; ashlar coped high rubble boundary walls, coped ashlar gatepiers and cast iron gates to SW.
Terraced pair with No 90 Main Street.
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