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187 Balsusney Road

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.1158 / 56°6'56"N

Longitude: -3.1643 / 3°9'51"W

OS Eastings: 327702

OS Northings: 692063

OS Grid: NT277920

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LP2Q

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.CJFW

Entry Name: 187 Balsusney Road

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392405

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45486

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Dated 1894. 3-bay, single storey, piend-roofed cottage with Corinthian-columned, pedimented porch. Squared and snecked sandstone rubble with contrasting quoins. Eaves course. Stop-chamfered arrises and stone mullions.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: porch with date and carved floreate detail on tympanum and deep-set timber door with plate glass fanlight at centre, canted tripartite window in bay to right and bipartite window to left.

Plate glass glazing in out-of-character top-opening timber windows. Grey slates. Shouldered wallhead stacks with polygonal cans.

Statement of Interest

The only Dean of Guild application recorded for Balsusney Road during 1894 was made by Mr R L Currie, for the erection of a cottage. The stone cleaning and non-traditional glazing reduce the interest of the cottage, but the latter could be redeemed.

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