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Latitude: 56.0706 / 56°4'14"N
Longitude: -3.174 / 3°10'26"W
OS Eastings: 327009
OS Northings: 687043
OS Grid: NT270870
Mapcode National: GBR 29.PDW4
Mapcode Global: WH6S1.6PT1
Entry Name: 1 - 5 Cuinzie Neuk and Tron Gate
Listing Date: 9 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394205
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46836
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy
Traditional County: Fife
Circa 1900. 2-storey and attic, 2-bay tenement in irregular terrace on corner site. Red brick and dry-dash to ground, black-and-white mock half-timbered 1st floor and steep wallhead attic.
NW (CUINZIE NEUK) ELEVATION: bay to left of centre at ground with door, plate glass fanlight and further door to outer left and fixed display window to right; 2 windows to 1st floor and dormer gablet above breaking eaves to right with further dormer window in swept mansard to left.
N (CORNER) ELEVATION: window to ground floor with bipartite window above and steeply-pitched dormer gablet breaking eaves at attic.
NE (TRON GATE) ELEVATION: single window to ground and 1st floor, with dormer window to left and dominant stack to right in swept mansard above.
8-pane upper sashes over 2-pane lower glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows to ground and 1st floor; small-pane glazing at attic with casement window to NW right, timber sash and case to NE, and modern pivot elsewhere. Grey slates. Dry-dash and brick stacks with cans; swept projecting eaves.
Cuinzie Neuk is thought to be the site of a 'coinery' or mint. Similar in form and position to a tenement in Stirling by John Allan at 53 Baker Street, both contributing to the local colour of the streetscape.
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