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22-24 (Even Nos) Buchanan Street, Including Outhouse to Nw

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0687 / 56°4'7"N

Longitude: -3.4601 / 3°27'36"W

OS Eastings: 309194

OS Northings: 687168

OS Grid: NT091871

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PNM1

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.TQHJ

Entry Name: 22-24 (Even Nos) Buchanan Street, Including Outhouse to Nw

Listing Date: 10 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394266

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46883

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Earlier 19th century. 2-storey and attic; semi-detached; tenement block with classical pilastered doorcase to principal (S) elevation. Coursed droved sandstone principal elevation; coursed sandstone rubble elsewhere; polished ashlar dressings. Droved base course and eaves course.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central pilastered entrance with corniced entablature; plain timber door with rectangular fanlight. Flanking windows to each floor and one above; those to attic are later boxed dormers.

N ELEVATION: central semicircular-plan stairtower with catslide roof; central stairwindow; small opening below to right; entrance with panelled timber door and 5-pane rectangular fanlight to right return. Flanking windows set back to ground and 1st floors; small opening to left of outer right1st floor window. Low single storey outhouse wing of various dates projects forward to left; oldest intact section to N; window to right return.

W ELEVATION: blank gable end.

Mainly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roofs; that to N section of outhouse wing is piended. Corniced end stacks to either side (E and W) of main block; tall coped stack to N section of outhouse wing; mainly octagonal cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).

OUTHOUSE TO NW: single-storey lean-to sandstone rubble outhouse with droved sandstone dressings to NW. 2 entrances with boarded timber doors to principal (E) elevation.

Statement of Interest

Plain classical design, little altered in external form, apart from later dormers. It appears to have been built as a tenement although with the appearance of a villa. It does not appear (although road laid out) on Wood's map.

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