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Loughborough Road, Sinclairtown Library and Clinic

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.125 / 56°7'29"N

Longitude: -3.1357 / 3°8'8"W

OS Eastings: 329493

OS Northings: 693053

OS Grid: NT294930

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.L3GT

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.S9ZV

Entry Name: Loughborough Road, Sinclairtown Library and Clinic

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392476

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45536

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

William Williamson & Hubbard, 1933-1935. 2-storey, 7-bay, rectangular-plan, Wrenaissance library and clinic. Polished ashlar with broad channelled quoins and doorcases; harled with cement margins to sides. Deep moulded base and band courses and eaves cornice with lead blocking course, piend and platform roof. Architraved openings to N.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical with flanking screen walls. Bays 2 and 6 with round-headed, keystoned doorcases with concave flanks and blocking course; 2-leaf panelled timber door and decorative-astragalled fanlight, windows to all other bays; regular fenestration to 1st floor that to centre bay over moulded panel with Kirkcaldy coat-of-arms.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: 5-bay regular fenestration to 1st floor.

Small-pane glazing patterns in timber windows. Grey slates. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: simple decorative scheme.

Statement of Interest

Opened 11th May, 1935.

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