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Plash Mill, Glamis Road, Kinghorn

A Category B Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0721 / 56°4'19"N

Longitude: -3.1755 / 3°10'31"W

OS Eastings: 326918

OS Northings: 687208

OS Grid: NT269872

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PDJQ

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.6M3X

Plus Code: 9C8R3RCF+RQ

Entry Name: Plash Mill, Glamis Road, Kinghorn

Listing Name: Glamis Road, James Hay Joiner, Former Plash Mill with Ancillary Buildings and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394207

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46838

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Late 18th to early 19th century. 2-storey and part-basement, 3-bay, rectangular-plan workshop on ground falling steeply to NE. Random rubble with squared rubble quoins and 1st floor margins, timber lintels to ground and brick margins to basement; timber clad ranges to NE and NW. Segmental-headed door with voussoirs.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: centre bay with steps up to broad doorway and 2-leaf part-glazed timber door, windows in flanking bays and further horizontal basement window to outer right. 2 small windows close to eaves at 1st floor. 4 small traditional rooflights.

NE ELEVATION: projecting timber-clad bay to ground floor over brick basement with door and adjacent window to right, and window above, further windows on canted return to left, further projecting pantiled, lean-to range outer right. Small window off-centre right in gablehead.

NW ELEVATION: timber lean-to range to ground floor, with timber-braced support to outer right angle over mill-lade?, and 2 small windows close to eaves at 1st floor and small traditional rooflight off-centre left.

SW ELEVATION: corrugated-iron roof and boarded timber NW wall to ancillary building projecting at ground over wheel-pit?. Small window off-centre left in gablehead.

Small-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case and fixed windows, vertical astragals to basement and timber-clad NE bay. Slate, pantiles and corrugated-iron. Coped rubble stacks with thackstanes and ashlar-coped skews.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Built as a plash mill and powered, along with three other flax and cotton spinning mills, by the Loch Burn which passes beneath the building.

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