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Latitude: 56.192 / 56°11'31"N
Longitude: -3.0542 / 3°3'15"W
OS Eastings: 334677
OS Northings: 700431
OS Grid: NO346004
Mapcode National: GBR 2F.FXFF
Mapcode Global: WH7SN.1MXH
Entry Name: Windygates, Station Road, Mariposa and Monrepos with Boundary Walls, Piers, Railings and Gates
Listing Date: 1 March 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389337
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43017
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo
Traditional County: Fife
Earlier 20th century. Semi detached pair of single storey with attic, 2 bay cottages with dormer windows. Red brick with contrasting rusticated ashlar quoins. Chamfered base course. Stop chamfered arrises, stone and timber mullions.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Modern door with plate glass fanlight off centre right with bipartite window in bay to outer right and ?MARIPOSA? carved in top long quoin; dormer window off centre right above and bipartite dormer window to outer right, all dormers with scalloped lead flashing, decorative timber dormerhead, pierced bargeboarding and decorative cast iron finial. Cottage to left mirrors above with exception of carved name, ?MONREPOS?.
N ELEVATION: blank face with gambrel jerkinhead roof and shouldered stack.
S ELEVATION: as N elevation.
W ELEVATION: lower, piended projection at centre with window and door on returns, modern flat roofed extension to W; window to outer right and left in recessed face.
Modern glazing throughout. Decorative grey slates. Coped, polychrome brick stacks with polygonal cans; carved bargeboarding, overhanging eaves, decorative cast iron finials and cast iron downpipes with decorative fixings.
BOUNDARY WALLS, PIERS, RAILINGS AND GATES: semicircular coped brick boundary walls; square ashlar piers and low, saddleback coped boundary walls with decorative cast iron railings and gates.
Reinstatement of traditional doors and glazing would greatly enhance these finely detailed cottages.
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