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Coaltown of Balgonie, 90 Main Street with Boundary Wall, Gates and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.184 / 56°11'2"N

Longitude: -3.1305 / 3°7'49"W

OS Eastings: 329926

OS Northings: 699616

OS Grid: NT299996

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.GBNR

Mapcode Global: WH6RG.WTGN

Entry Name: Coaltown of Balgonie, 90 Main Street with Boundary Wall, Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 1 March 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389288

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42974

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes Central and Thornton

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier 19th century, with later addition. 2 storey, 3 bay house in terraced pair. Ashlar, random rubble and harl with rusticated quoins and polished margins. Eaves cornice. Architraved openings, those to S corniced with fluted frieze at ground.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Deep set modern door in corniced doorcase at centre, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: window to right of centre at 1st floor, small attic window off centre right and broad gablehead stack.

N ELEVATION: largely obscured. Low, flat roofed extension at ground, modern window to right at 1st floor.

Top opening modern windows. Brown pantiles. Cavetto coped ashlar stacks with clay cans; ashlar coped skews with decorative scroll skewputts; thackstanes.

BOUNDARY WALL, GATE AND RAILINGS: coped rubble boundary wall with decorative cast iron gate and railings.

Statement of Interest

Terraced pair with No 88 Main Street.

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