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Dysart, 41-55 (Odd Nos) Normand Road, Berwick Place and 34-46 (Even Nos) Alexander Street

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1293 / 56°7'45"N

Longitude: -3.1223 / 3°7'20"W

OS Eastings: 330336

OS Northings: 693521

OS Grid: NT303935

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.KSLC

Mapcode Global: WH6RW.06GJ

Entry Name: Dysart, 41-55 (Odd Nos) Normand Road, Berwick Place and 34-46 (Even Nos) Alexander Street

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392438

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45509

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Possibly William Williamson, earlier 20th century. 2-storey terrace of houses and flatted dwellings, and corner shop with polygonal turret roof. Rock-faced squared and snecked rubble with contrasting red sandstone ashlar dressings. Base, 1st floor cill and eaves courses. Round-arched openings; moulded arrises and stone mullions.

E (NORMAND ROAD) ELEVATION: 12-bay (grouped 4-3-3-2) elevation with pair of houses to outer left and corner shop (see below) to right.

Nos 41 & 43: steps up to corniced, paired doorway at centre with original 2-leaf panelled timber to right (No 43), and modern timber door to left (No 41), both with plate glass fanlight; paired window above. Flanking bays with full-height canted tripartite window with concave moulded cornice breaking eaves into finialled polygonal roof

Nos 45 & 47: centre bay with steps up to round-arched doorway with deep-set doors, that to right (No 47) with small-pane glazing over vertical panelling, bipartite windows in flanking bays; decorative shield panel to outer left of cill course, window to centre at 1st floor and bipartite windows in flanking bays.

Nos 49 & 51: as Nos 45 & 47, with both doors as No 47.

Outer right bays with bipartite window to left and smaller window to right.

NE (CORNER SHOP) ELEVATION: chamfered angle with corniced door at ground below blind, scroll-flanked panel, and flanking round-arched windows (converted from doorways); moulded band below 1st floor cill course giving way to tripartite window with corniced and finialled dividing pilasters breaking eaves, windowheads corbelled to polygonal turret roof with finial.

N (BERWICK PLACE) ELEVATION: 2 bay elevation, ground floor with blank bay to left and bipartite window to right, 1st floor with window bipartite window to right, window to left and stack with moulded right shoulder breaking eaves to outer left.

W (ALEXANDER STREET) ELEVATION: advanced gable to left with 2-leaf timber door and plate glass fanlight to centre at ground, windows in flanking bays, and 3 irregularly disposed windows at 1st floor. Recessed bays to right with variety of elements including harled stone forestairs and projecting catslide-roofed bays.

6-pane glazing pattern to upper sashes over 2-pane lower in timber sash and case windows, except to Nos 41 & 43 with uPVC glazing. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans and ashlar-coped skews with mitre skewputts; deeply overhanging eaves; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers and fixings.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low saddleback-coped rubble boundary walls to E; semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls to W.

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