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82 High Street and North Street

A Category C Listed Building in Leven, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1956 / 56°11'44"N

Longitude: -2.9966 / 2°59'47"W

OS Eastings: 338257

OS Northings: 700780

OS Grid: NO382007

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.FQQ8

Mapcode Global: WH7SN.YJ7Q

Entry Name: 82 High Street and North Street

Listing Date: 28 September 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393832

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46503

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Leven

County: Fife

Town: Leven

Electoral Ward: Leven, Kennoway and Largo

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Dated 1903. 3-storey, wedge-plan, commercial premises with dwellings above, on corner site with polygonal angle rising to towerhead. Stone-cleaned ashlar, harl to rear. Cornices to each floor, moulded cill courses and mutuled eaves to tower. Chamfered arrises.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: modern doorway in chamfered bay to ground, tripartite window to each floor above, and glazed oculus (see Notes) over centre light breaking eaves into finialled roof.

E (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: modern display windows to ground, bipartite window to each floor above.

N ELEVATION: as E elevation.

NW (NORTH STREET) ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation (altered at ground) with variety of elements including dated rainwater hopper.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. Coped brick stacks with full complement of cans; ashlar-coped skews and cast-iron downpipe with dated rainwater hopper to NW.

Statement of Interest

An example of the burgh's popular corner towers, closing the

N end of the High Street. The glazed oculus formerly housed a clock.

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