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58 -62 (Even Nos) Buffies Brae

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0749 / 56°4'29"N

Longitude: -3.4677 / 3°28'3"W

OS Eastings: 308741

OS Northings: 687867

OS Grid: NT087878

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.P6XW

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.PKYS

Entry Name: 58 -62 (Even Nos) Buffies Brae

Listing Date: 10 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394268

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46884

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 19th century with alterations. Pair of 2 single storey and attic terraced cottages (that to N 2 dwellings) built into sloping land; lower cottage (No 58) stepped down at slightly lower level; both with coped gables with scrolled skewputts with diamond pattern decoration. Coursed stugged sandstone, painted white to principal (N) elevation; harled to E elevation (No 58); ashlar dressings. Eaves band and eaves cornice to principal elevation; architraved openings (those to No 58 are slightly stopped at upper corner of jambs).

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central entrance to both cottages; both with 4-panel timber doors and narrow rectangular fanlights. Flanking outer windows to each cottage; 2nd window to left to No 58; small inserted window to right to No 60. Later inserted boxed dormer to centre to No 58.

W ELEVATION: attic window to right of gable end.

E ELEVATION: blank.

Mainly 4-pane horned timber sash and case windows (aluminium dormer). Grey slate roofs. Partially removed gablehead stacks at either end of terrace and one (rebuilt in brick) to E of No 60-62.

INTERIORS: not inspected (1999).

Statement of Interest

Nos 60-62 are slightly more intact with earlier type of architrave to windows. Steeply pitched roofs and wide spacing of openings indicate an early date.

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