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Windygates, Milton Road and Haughmill Lane, West View and Newsagent with Boundary Wall, Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Markinch, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1925 / 56°11'33"N

Longitude: -3.0551 / 3°3'18"W

OS Eastings: 334621

OS Northings: 700491

OS Grid: NO346004

Mapcode National: GBR 2F.FX5H

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.1MG2

Entry Name: Windygates, Milton Road and Haughmill Lane, West View and Newsagent with Boundary Wall, Gatepiers

Listing Date: 1 March 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389335

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43015

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Markinch

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Parish: Markinch

Traditional County: Fife

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Mid to later 19th century. 2 storey, 3 bay, rectangular plan, piend roofed house with attached single storey shop. Dressed, squared and snecked rubble with raised quoins and stone cills. Eaves course. Stone mullion.

W (HOUSE ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Deep set, panelled timber door with 2 leaf fanlight at centre in corniced doorway with scroll brackets, windows in flanking bays (that to left blocked), regular fenestration at 1st floor.

E (HAUGHMILL LANE) ELEVATION: windows in outer bays at ground (that to right blocked) and stair window at centre; 1st floor with window to right of centre and bipartite (altered) window to left.

N (MILTON ROAD, SHOP) ELEVATION: symmetrical, projecting, single storey, flat roofed shop. Part glazed timber door at centre in pedimented doorcase with cornice extending over flanking bays to diminished outer pediments; 2 part display windows flanking door. Recessed face of house above blank with dominant shouldered, wallhead stack.

4 pane glazing pattern and plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows to house; plate glass display windows to shop. Modern concrete tiles. Coped, shouldered stacks with some polygonal cans.

BOUNDARY WALL GATEPIERS AND GATE: semicircular coped rubble boundary walls. Square ashlar corniced gatepiers with pyramidal coping and cast iron overthrow.

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