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Dysart, High Street, the Cross Jubilee Lamp

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.126 / 56°7'33"N

Longitude: -3.1212 / 3°7'16"W

OS Eastings: 330400

OS Northings: 693154

OS Grid: NT304931

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.L0R6

Mapcode Global: WH6RW.1901

Entry Name: Dysart, High Street, the Cross Jubilee Lamp

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392435

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45506

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1887. Queen Victoria Golden Jubilee commemorative cast-iron lamp at junction of High Street, Cross Street and Victoria Street. Polygonal plinth and ogee-topped shaft with relief portrait bust of Queen Victoria and dates '1837' and '1887' to W face, decorative cornice; narrow 2nd stage with crested lantern and neck brackets.

Statement of Interest

The Town Cross was originally sited here, the last being removed in 1753 when a Town Council Minute demanded that "the stones thereof be applied for building the pillars of the flesh market, only the long stone and a few steps to be kept and made up in place of the old Cross".

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