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1 High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0704 / 56°4'13"N

Longitude: -3.1743 / 3°10'27"W

OS Eastings: 326995

OS Northings: 687022

OS Grid: NT269870

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PDV3

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.6PQ6

Entry Name: 1 High Street

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394210

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46841

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Late 18th to early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house converted to shop at ground, in irregular terrace. Rendered rubble with architraved surrounds to 1st floor. 1st floor cornice over dividing frieze.

NW (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Modern door with plate glass fanlight to centre and left bays at ground, fixed display window to right; 3 windows to 1st floor with dominant gablehead stack above.

Plate glass glazing in top-opening timber windows. Slates. Coped harled stack with cans; ashlar-coped skews with tiny scrolled skewputts. Cast-iron downpipe with decorative rainwater hopper.

Statement of Interest

Gable end to street was traditional form for coastal burghs and small burghs generally, now increasingly, rare.

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