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250 St Clair Street, the Fife Arms

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1284 / 56°7'42"N

Longitude: -3.1372 / 3°8'13"W

OS Eastings: 329409

OS Northings: 693434

OS Grid: NT294934

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.KWP8

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.S797

Entry Name: 250 St Clair Street, the Fife Arms

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392496

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45551

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Mid to later 19th century, altered 1886. 2-storey, 3-bay above ground, public house. Painted and stugged ashlar with harl to sides, ashlar dressings. Segmental-arched windows and pointed-arched door. Base, 1st floor cill and eaves courses. Continuous hoodmould, chamfered cills to ground; stone mullions and transoms, moulded arrises.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Ground floor with common hoodmould and transom; door to left of centre flanked by bipartite windows with decorative dividing mullions and further window to right; decorative, coloured and leaded lights over transom to centre and flanking openings (small extractor fans to latter), outer openings blocked; full-width, corniced band course over with plain lettering 'THE FIFE ARMS'. 1st floor with window to centre and bipartite windows to flanking bays; 2 large canted dormer windows above. Flat-roofed extension to S.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows, fixed glazing to ground. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans, and ashlar-coped skews with square skewputts.

INTERIOR: modern bar, upper floors not seen 1997.

Statement of Interest

In 1886 alterations were made to The Fife Arms for Mr Rodger.

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