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Dysart, Normand Road, the Bird House Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers, Gates and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1276 / 56°7'39"N

Longitude: -3.1225 / 3°7'21"W

OS Eastings: 330320

OS Northings: 693326

OS Grid: NT303933

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.KSJD

Mapcode Global: WH6RW.07CW

Entry Name: Dysart, Normand Road, the Bird House Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers, Gates and Railings

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392442

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45511

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid 19th century. Single storey, crowstepped cottage with stone bird finials. Stugged, squared and snecked rubble with dressed quoins. Base course. Shouldered openings, roll-moulded doorway; stone mullions and stop-chamfered arrises.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: owl-finialled recessed gable to right with coloured margins to part-glazed timber door; eagle-finialled advanced gable to left with canted quadripartite window below mutuled, pulvinated frieze and cornice, small window over in gablehead.

E ELEVATION: pigeon-finialled gable with square-headed bipartite window to left, flat-roofed modern extension to right

N ELEVATION: seagull-finialled gable, fenestration detail not visible.

W ELEVATION: advanced chimney breast at centre breaking eaves into stack, windows in flanking bays.

Plate glass glazing in modern timber windows; diamond-pattern leaded glazing to gablehead window at S. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with tall polygonal cans; ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS, GATES AND RAILINGS: ashlar-coped rubble boundary walls with inset railings; 2 pairs of pyramidal-coped square-section ashlar gatepiers; decorative cast-iron gates and railings.

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