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Dysart, Townhead, Royal Hotel

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1267 / 56°7'36"N

Longitude: -3.1241 / 3°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 330221

OS Northings: 693233

OS Grid: NT302932

Mapcode National: GBR 2C.KS3T

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.Z8JJ

Entry Name: Dysart, Townhead, Royal Hotel

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392444

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45513

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century. 2- and 3-storey, rectangular-plan hotel on ground falling to SW. Painted render with stone margins some dressed quoins, painted brick to rear. Base and eaves courses, moulded string courses to 3-storey block.

NW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-storey block to right with 2-leaf panelled timber door and plate glass fanlight to centre, windows to outer bays; 4 regularly disposed windows to each floor above. 2-storey block to left with door to right of centre at ground, 2 windows to left and corbelled angle to outer left, modern window slapping to right, 4 windows to 1st floor.

SE ELEVATION: apparently rebuilt in brick with single storey projection off-centre left of 3-storey bays, metal fire escape and orielled timber bathroom(?) to right.

4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows except to modern window. 3-storey block with purple slates; coped ashlar gablehead stacks and ashlar-coped skews. Modern tiles to lower block.

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