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4 St Leonard's Place, Former Gatehouse to St Leonard's Mill Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0717 / 56°4'18"N

Longitude: -3.174 / 3°10'26"W

OS Eastings: 327011

OS Northings: 687163

OS Grid: NT270871

Mapcode National: GBR 29.PDVR

Mapcode Global: WH6S1.6NT6

Entry Name: 4 St Leonard's Place, Former Gatehouse to St Leonard's Mill Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394237

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46861

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Probably 1838. 2-storey, 3-bay former gatehouse. Dressed squared and snecked rubble with raised ashlar quoin strips; dry-dash to rear. Eaves course. Segmental-arched and circular openings.

SE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: canted face with part-glazed timber door to centre and narrow lights in flanking bays, window to each bay at 1st floor.

SW ELEVATION: cart arch converted to window in bay to left of centre, window to right and further small window to outer left, 3 regularly disposed windows to 1st floor, those to bays 1 and 2 flanking glazed oculus.

NW ELEVATION: gabled elevation with 2 modern windows to 1st floor, ground floor detail obscured by screen wall.

6- and 12- lying-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows, except to modern windows. Graded grey slate.

BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Formerly part of St Leonard's flax mill, the gatehouse was probably erected in 1838, together with nearby St Leonard's Court, (both listed separately) when Messrs Swan of Kirkcaldy extended the mill premises.

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