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Glassmount Steading with Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Kinghorn, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0836 / 56°5'0"N

Longitude: -3.2143 / 3°12'51"W

OS Eastings: 324528

OS Northings: 688525

OS Grid: NT245885

Mapcode National: GBR 27.NPTZ

Mapcode Global: WH6S0.LCL3

Entry Name: Glassmount Steading with Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 9 March 2000

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394246

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46870

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinghorn

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Burntisland, Kinghorn and Western Kirkcaldy

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century. Small U-plan, piend-roofed courtyard steading. Rubble with dressed ashlar margins and quoin strips. Segmental cart arches. Chamfered arrises.

COURTYARD ELEVATIONS:

N RANGE: S ELEVATION: cart arches with 2-leaf boarded timber doors to centre and left bays, and timber door with plate glass fanlight in bay to right.

W RANGE: E ELEVATION: cart arch in bay to outer right, sliding 2-leaf boarded timber door in altered opening to right of centre, and window to outer left with 9-pane glazing pattern over timber louver.

S RANGE: N ELEVATION: cart arch in bay to left of centre, and window (as above) to right.

INTERIORS: some good original interior features retained including timber-lined tackroom with ironwork saddle racks and loose boxes with timber dadoes.

Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks. Decorative cast-iron brattishing (snow catchers) to inner courtyard roof angles.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: flat-coped rubble boundary wall closing courtyard to E with cushion-capitalled, square-section, ashlar gatepiers to NE.

Statement of Interest

Glassmount House, Conservatory, Dovecot and Sundial are listed separately.

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