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Little Raith

A Category B Listed Building in Lochgelly, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1112 / 56°6'40"N

Longitude: -3.2775 / 3°16'39"W

OS Eastings: 320650

OS Northings: 691669

OS Grid: NT206916

Mapcode National: GBR 25.LTX6

Mapcode Global: WH6RS.MNHG

Plus Code: 9C8R4P6C+FX

Entry Name: Little Raith

Listing Name: Little Raith

Listing Date: 4 October 1996

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390231

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43660

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchterderran

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Parish: Auchterderran

Traditional County: Fife

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Late 18th to early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan classical farmhouse on ground falling to N. Harled with quoin strips and stone margins.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: deep-set panelled timber door with plate glass fanlight at centre in corniced, concave-moulded doorcase below Venetian window at 1st floor (outer lights blinded); windows in flanking bays.

N ELEVATION: steps up to timber door in bay to right of centre, window to outer right and bipartite window to left; small stair(?) window at centre and windows to outer bays at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: windows to right at ground and to left at 1st floor, small attic window in gablehead.

E ELEVATION: small attic window in gablehead.

12- and 15-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows throughout. Graded grey slates. Coped brick stacks with full complement of polygonal cans and thackstanes, ashlar coped skews. Cast-iron downpipes and decorative rainwater hoppers.

Statement of Interest

Little Raith belonged, in the 1830?s, to R Ferguson Esq, of Cluny Coal, whose "wooded properties" extended to "73 acres, 3 roods, 9 falls", second only to Lord Minto. The NSA continues "Our farm-steads have been much improved; and those on the property of Captain Wemyss and Mr Ferguson of Raith are the best" (p168).

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