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32 and 34 St Mary's Road with Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1172 / 56°7'1"N

Longitude: -3.1538 / 3°9'13"W

OS Eastings: 328357

OS Northings: 692203

OS Grid: NT283922

Mapcode National: GBR 29.LRF6

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.JHFV

Entry Name: 32 and 34 St Mary's Road with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392499

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45554

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, T-plan villa with some round-headed openings and traceried windows. Harled with raised ashlar quoins and margins. Base and eaves courses. Stone mullions.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: advanced open pedimented gable to centre with round-headed bipartite stair window and raised centre, tripartite opening in gablehead; panelled timber door with plate glass fanlight and window above on return to left, and further door on return to right. Bay to left of centre with full-height margin enclosing window at ground and basket-arched window with fluted apron at 1st floor; similar bay to right.

W ELEVATION: symmetrical fenestration.

S ELEVATION: window to outer right at 1st floor.

N ELEVATION: blank.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows except to ground right and 1st floor return to left at E and to W. Grey slates. Cavetto-coped ashlar wallhead stacks with polygonal cans. Deeply overhanging eaves and plain bargeboarding.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular-coped, coursed rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Unusual design, to some degree deceptive, suggesting circa 1830 villa altered to T-plan, but investigations to date indicate it is of one late 19th century date.

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