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Windygates, Haughmill Lane, Primrose Bank with Outbuilding and Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1921 / 56°11'31"N

Longitude: -3.0547 / 3°3'17"W

OS Eastings: 334642

OS Northings: 700441

OS Grid: NO346004

Mapcode National: GBR 2F.FX9J

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.1MMF

Entry Name: Windygates, Haughmill Lane, Primrose Bank with Outbuilding and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 1 March 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389333

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43013

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Earlier 20th century. Single storey with attic, 3 bay, T plan cottage. Red brick with contrasting quoins. Chamfered base course. Bracketed cills, raised margins, stone mullions.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Deep set, panelled timber door with plate glass fanlight at centre in concave moulded, pedimented doorcase with moulded brackets, tripartite windows in flanking bays. Small, round headed dormer window at centre above with canted dormer windows below semi conical roofs in flanking bays.

N ELEVATION: blank gable and mutuled stack.

S ELEVATION: as N elevation.

E ELEVATION: variety of elements including lower T projection at centre.

2 and 4 pane glazing patterns at ground W, with 2 pane upper over plate glass lower sash to small dormer window, all in timber sash and case windows; 4 pane glazing in top opening timber windows to canted dormers; modern glazing elsewhere. Decorative grey slates to pitch and platform roof. Coped and mutuled brick stacks with polygonal cans, plain bargeboarding and overhanging eaves.

OUTBUILDING AND BOUNDARY WALL: circular, brick outbuilding with door to S. Ashlar coped rubble boundary wall.

Statement of Interest

Much of the property in Haughmill Lane was built to house workers and Customs and Excise men employed by the Haigs of Cameron Bridge Distillery, Primrose Bank is thought to have been a manager?s house. The circular outbuilding was part of a water supply system to a bakery in Station Road to the E.

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