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475-479 (Odd Nos) High Street and Cottage to Rear with Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1163 / 56°6'58"N

Longitude: -3.1522 / 3°9'7"W

OS Eastings: 328456

OS Northings: 692107

OS Grid: NT284921

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LRSH

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.KJ6H

Entry Name: 475-479 (Odd Nos) High Street and Cottage to Rear with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 27 February 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390744

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44049

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Mid to later 19th century; cottage 18th century. 3-storey with attic, 4-bay above ground, terraced tenement. Polished ashlar, harled to rear. Ground floor band course (see Notes) and eaves course. Shouldered opening to ground right, stop-chamfered arrises.

S (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: 2-leaf, part-glazed timber door with plate glass fanlight at centre and windows in flanking bays, timber door with 4-pane fanlight to outer right and part-glazed timber door with 4-pane fanlight to outer left. 4 regular bays each to 1st and 2nd floors, and 2 piended dormer windows above.

N ELEVATION: variety of elements including tall, round stair tower to centre and slate hung piended dormer windows over outer bays.

12-pane glazing pattern to 2nd floor and plate glass to 1st floor and dormers, all in timber sash and case windows; top-opening windows to ground. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks and ashlar coped skews.

COTTAGE TO REAR: 2-storey cottage (see Notes) harled with slate roof, modern door and windows.

BOUNDARY WALLS: coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Before modernisation probably with laigh floor and forestair similar to outbuildings at Nos 465-467 (Malcolm's House) and 475-479 (both listed separately), the cottage faces the original High Street route, on a course from Malcolm's Wynd to the W. Lettering visible on the band course of Nos 475-479 reads 'LONDON & KIRKCALDY SHIPPERS'.

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