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286-290 (Even Nos) High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1127 / 56°6'45"N

Longitude: -3.1551 / 3°9'18"W

OS Eastings: 328265

OS Northings: 691705

OS Grid: NT282917

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LYZ7

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.HMS9

Entry Name: 286-290 (Even Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 27 February 1997

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390758

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44064

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century, altered at ground. 3-storey, 3-bay classical tenement with shop at ground. Polished ashlar and coursed rubble. Eaves course; architraved surrounds to 1st floor.

N (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: modern shop to ground with centre pier, recessed door and flanking display windows. 1st floor window with panelled apron to centre and wider windows with decorative cast-iron windowguards/balconettes in flanking bays. 3 windows to 2nd floor.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows to 1st floor; plate glass glazing in top-opening timber windows to 2nd floor; plate glass display windows to ground. Grey slates. Broad ashlar gablehead stacks, that to W corniced.

INTERIOR: top-lit, dog-leg stair giving way to spiral to 2nd floor; decorative cast-iron balusters and timber handrail. Decorative plasterwork; 1st floor with panelled ceiling and marble fireplaces.

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