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Coal Wynd, Former Mission Institute/Tax Office with Gates, Gatepiers and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1144 / 56°6'51"N

Longitude: -3.1549 / 3°9'17"W

OS Eastings: 328280

OS Northings: 691895

OS Grid: NT282918

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LR5F

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.HKWZ

Entry Name: Coal Wynd, Former Mission Institute/Tax Office with Gates, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 27 February 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390685

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44006

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

William Williamson, 1909-10. Tall single storey with raised basement on falling ground, near-rectangular-plan Baroque-fronted hall, converted to dance studio 1996. Harled with ashlar dressings to principal elevation.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 4-bay with channelled quoins, pulvinated frieze and mutuled cornice and blocking course. Canted ashlar porch to outer right with roll-moulded doorway in architraved surround with cornice; 2-leaf panelled doors; husk-garlanded oculus above. Windows to 3 remaining bays in ashlar panels with moulded cills to principal floor and band course to lower floor.

E ELEVATION: 4 bays divided by pilasters at principal floor with segmental-arched windows and moulded course dividing storeys. Projection to outer left by door at ground. Moulded eaves course.

W ELEVATION: tall round-arched window to outer left, flanked by stack.

Modern small-pane glazing. Grey slate piended roof. Coped harled stacks.

INTERIOR: modern.

GATES, GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: decorative wrought-iron railings shielding falling ground to N with stylised ashlar gatepiers and 2-leaf gates.

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