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1 - 5 Cuinzie Neuk and Tron Gate

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394205

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46836

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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