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56 and 58 Windmill Road with Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kirkcaldy, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1288 / 56°7'43"N

Longitude: -3.1275 / 3°7'39"W

OS Eastings: 330010

OS Northings: 693465

OS Grid: NT300934

Mapcode National: GBR 2B.KZ6Y

Mapcode Global: WH6RV.X6WY

Entry Name: 56 and 58 Windmill Road with Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 26 March 1998

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 392511

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB45565

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kirkcaldy

County: Fife

Town: Kirkcaldy

Electoral Ward: Kirkcaldy East

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

D Forbes Smith ARIBA, 1898. Pair of single storey and attic, 2-bay semi-detached cottages in Edwardian Tudor style with stocky Ionic-columned porches. Ashlar with rubble to sides and rear. Base and eaves courses. Corbelled chimney breasts; chamfered arrises, stone transoms and mullions.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Advanced M-gable to centre with 12-light canted transomed windows to with cornice and blocking course; flanking stone porches with dwarf walls and cavetto cornices; 6-light transomed window below gunloop in gableheads. Recessed outer bays with canted 6-light transomed windows wrapped around outer angles, moulded to corbelled skewputt over centre light.

S ELEVATION: dominant chimney breast piercing right pitch of gable to grouped stack. Window to left and 2 further windows in gablehead.

N ELEVATION: mirror of S elevation.

Modern glazing. Red tiles and decorative terracotta ridge tiles. Moulded, coped ashlar stacks with full complement of decorative cans; ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts and cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hopper,

BOUNDARY WALLS: saddleback-coped rubble retaining walls to E, and semicircular coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Dean of Guild application was made for a "Semi-detached cottage for Mr Baxter Smith".

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