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St Clair Street, Methodist Church

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Latitude: 56.125 / 56°7'29"N

Longitude: -3.1416 / 3°8'29"W

OS Eastings: 329129

OS Northings: 693055

OS Grid: NT291930

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.L24Y

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.Q96W

Entry Name: St Clair Street, Methodist Church

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392498

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45553

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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1888. Low, 5-bay, aisless church with small porch and good interior. Bull-faced, squared and snecked rubble with contrasting ashlar dressings; dry-dash. Base course. Pointed-arch door with hoodmould and label-stops, and shouldered window openings; battered cope to buttresses. Chamfered reveals.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: small porch with 2-leaf boarded timber door to outer right, 3 bipartite windows to left and further single window to outer left, buttresses between windows. Small triangular air vent close to roof ridge at outer left.

S ELEVATION: 3-bay, canted elevation with rooflight over centre bay.

N ELEVATION: plain gabled bay with sign to left and modern cross at gablehead.

W ELEVATION: 2 windows with metal shutters to left, later hall (not included in this listing) adjoined to right and small air vent as above to outer right.

Multi-pane glazing with coloured margins. Grey slates in decorative vertical bands; terracotta ridge tiles and finials.

INTERIOR: pointed-arch openings, fixed timber pews with umbrella racks, hammerbeam roof on moulded corbels and decorative cast-iron roof ventilator. Canted chancel area with panelled dado and pointed-arch sounding board, rooflight above.

Statement of Interest

Ecclesiastical building in use as such. Door to SW blocked, and further door opened when hall erected.

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