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2-6 (Even Nos) High Street Including Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0706 / 56°4'14"N

Longitude: -3.1746 / 3°10'28"W

OS Eastings: 326974

OS Northings: 687045

OS Grid: NT269870

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PDRV

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.6PK1

Entry Name: 2-6 (Even Nos) High Street Including Gatepiers

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394219

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46844

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Town: Kinghorn

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early to earlier 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay house with shops at ground and nepus gable; Rubble with stone margins and quoin strips. Ground floor cornice.

SE (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: shop in bay to left of centre with in-canted 2-leaf part-glazed timber door and flanking display windows; door with plate glass fanlight immediately to right of centre with fixed display window beyond and further timber door with plate glass fanlight to outer right. 4 windows to 1st floor with nepus gable to centre above.

SW ELEVATION: gabled elevation with window to outer right at 1st floor.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case window to nepus; plate glass glazing in top-opening timber windows elsewhere Graded slates. Coped ashlar stacks with thackstanes; ashlar-coped skews; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

GATEPIERS: flat-coped, square-section, ashlar gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Not included in this listing (owing to the existancece of a live planning application) is a fine 2-storey, clay-pantiled range to rear with segmental-arched openings at ground and small square windows to 1st floor; higher ground to the rear elevation leads to a narrow doorway in roof pitch.

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