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3 East Fergus Place with Outbuilding and Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1096 / 56°6'34"N

Longitude: -3.164 / 3°9'50"W

OS Eastings: 327709

OS Northings: 691373

OS Grid: NT277913

Mapcode National: GBR 29.M34R

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.CPLN

Entry Name: 3 East Fergus Place with Outbuilding and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 27 February 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390687

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44008

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Later 19th century, later extended to S, converted to offices 1974. 2-storey classical house converted to offices. Ashlar with coursed rubble and polished ashlar dressings. Deep base course and cavetto eaves cornice. Lugged and architraved windows. Stone mullions.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: block-pedimented doorcase with fluted Doric columns and deep-set panelled timber door with plate glass fanlight in bay to right of centre, window above. Slightly advanced bay to outer right with bipartite window to each floor and canted tripartite window to left (also to each floor), each bay corniced over ground floor and with mutuled cornice and stepped pediment over 1st floor. 2 regular later bays beyond to left.

S ELEVATION: largely blank with window to centre at 1st floor.

4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Cavetto-coped ashlar stacks. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hopper.

INTERIOR: decorative cornices and dado rail. Screen door to vestibule, dog-leg staircase with decorative cast-iron balusters and timber handrail, square landing with bracketed round-arched opening and

2 circular lanterns.

OUTBUILDING: converted stable/gig house(?) adjoining N elevation. Slated, rubble outbuilding with ashlar quoins and raised margins. Corbelled window (former hayloft opening?) breaking eaves at centre.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low ashlar-coped rubble boundary walls to E, coped rubble elsewhere.

Statement of Interest

Formerly the Procurator Fiscal's house with a small basement holding cell.

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