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Coaltown of Balgonie, Balgonie Cottage, Steading

A Category B Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1908 / 56°11'26"N

Longitude: -3.1217 / 3°7'18"W

OS Eastings: 330483

OS Northings: 700359

OS Grid: NO304003

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.FSQX

Mapcode Global: WH6RH.0NRG

Entry Name: Coaltown of Balgonie, Balgonie Cottage, Steading

Listing Date: 1 March 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389293

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42979

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Glenrothes Central and Thornton

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early to earlier 19th century. L-plan steading. Dressed sandstone rubble with long and short work quoins.

S ELEVATION: projecting, piended double bay to right with wide, sliding door to outer right; recessed face to left with cart arch to left below hayloft opening, timber door to right below slated dormer-headed hayloft door breaking eaves.

E ELEVATION: largely blank with 3 roundels to right close to eaves (outer 2 with decorative astragals).

N ELEVATION: variety of elements, including 4 roundels (as above) to centre and left. Timber, lean-to outbuilding to right not included in this listing.

W ELEVATION: gable end with small hayloft opening at centre.

Evidence of 4-pane and decorative glazing patterns. Red pantiles.

Statement of Interest

Balgonie Cottage listed separately.

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