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4-18 (Even Nos) Doctor's Row off Rosslyn Street

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1335 / 56°8'0"N

Longitude: -3.1323 / 3°7'56"W

OS Eastings: 329719

OS Northings: 694000

OS Grid: NT297940

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.KJ7K

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.V3L9

Entry Name: 4-18 (Even Nos) Doctor's Row off Rosslyn Street

Listing Date: 21 January 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390542

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43892

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 18th - early 19th century. Short terrace of 7, 2-storey (possibly formerly single storey) pantiled houses. S elevations of Nos 4, 6 and 10 coursed over random rubble, No 4 cement render and No 10 dry dash; all random rubble to N. Raised stone margins. Eaves lintel course. Quoin strip to NW, droved quoins to SE and SW.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: No 14 with timber door to centre at ground, window in bay to left and small window to right, 2 windows to 1st floor. No 12 with 2 doors to centre, windows in flanking bays and 3 windows to 1st floor. No 10 with part-glazed timber door in bay to right, small window to centre and further window to left, 2 windows to 1st floor. No 12 with 2 boarded timber doors to right, window to left and 2 windows to 1st floor. No 4 with windows to outer bays at ground, forestair from right to 1st floor centre door and windows in flanking bays.

N (SCHOOL LANE) ELEVATION: variety of openings including large garage door to No 4. (See Notes).

E (ROSSLYN STREET) ELEVATION: largely blank with window to left of centre at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: blank.

Timber sash and case windows to No 4 1st floor, and No 6; top-opening timber windows to No 14; unless stated otherwise all other openings blocked. Pantiles with slate eaves easing course to No 10, small section or corrugated iron to No 4. Coped ashlar stacks to Nos 6/10, 10/12 and 14; coped brick stacks to Nos 4 and 16/18; some clay cans. Ashlar coped skews with moulded skewputts to No 4; thackstanes.

Statement of Interest

The traditional and vernacular character of this terrace is enhanced by the irregularity of traditional pantiles. School Lane, to the rear of the cottages, boasts a fine cobbled surface.

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