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Viewforth Street, Viewforth Day Centre with Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1269 / 56°7'36"N

Longitude: -3.1345 / 3°8'4"W

OS Eastings: 329571

OS Northings: 693267

OS Grid: NT295932

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.KXDR

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.T8KC

Entry Name: Viewforth Street, Viewforth Day Centre with Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392508

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45563

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

19th century. Single storey, 3-bay, crowstepped former school. Bull-faced squared and snecked rubble with dressed ashlar quoins. Base and eaves courses. Segmental-headed doorway; relieving arch; crowstepped gables with louvered oculi; stop-chamfered arrises and stone mullions.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: deeply moulded doorway to right of centre with 2-leaf panelled timber door and multi-pane fanlight, small moulded panel above in gablet, broad gabled bay to left with tripartite window and relieving arch; small recessed gabled bay to outer right with bipartite window.

NW ELEVATION: gabled bay to right with tripartite window, slightly recessed lower bay to left with bipartite window to right and further window to left.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: tripartite window in gabled bay to right and bipartite window to left; door on return to outer right accessed via link with modern building to SW.

SE ELEVATION: 3 bipartite windows.

Multi-pane glazing pattern over 2-pane lower sashes in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stack and ashlar-coped skews with beak skewputts.

INTERIOR: plain cornices and boarded timber dadoes throughout.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: coped rubble boundary walls with pyramidal-coped, square-section ashlar gatepiers with stop-chamfered angles.

Statement of Interest

Former primary school, now used as day centre for physically disabled people.

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