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5-7 (Odd Nos) East Port, Including East Port Bar

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0715 / 56°4'17"N

Longitude: -3.4585 / 3°27'30"W

OS Eastings: 309304

OS Northings: 687478

OS Grid: NT093874

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PGZ3

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.VN8C

Entry Name: 5-7 (Odd Nos) East Port, Including East Port Bar

Listing Date: 10 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394285

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46896

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Muirhead and Rutherford, 1911. 3-storey and attic; 3-bay; terraced commercial building. Asymmetrical Edwardian Baroque design with prominent keyblocks and curved and semicircular pediments to some windows. Polished sandstone ashlar to principal (N) elevation. Frieze and cornice to ground floor; low coped parapet to roof. Segmental arches with concave reveals and scrolled brackets as keyblocks to ground floor openings. 1st and 2nd floor windows of each bay joined vertically within shared/linked architraves; projecting cills to those to 1st and 2nd floors (those to 1st floor are bracketed).

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: pair of entrances with chamfered and stopped jambs to right; both with original 2-leaf panelled timber doors with segmental-headed fanlights. Pair of windows with moulded jambs and splayed cills to left. 2-light mullioned window to right bay to each floor above; those to 1st and 2nd floors joined by shared architrave, upper one surmounted by segmental pediment with cornice

extended across width of bay to either side; 2-light boxed dormer above has timber mullion. Window to 1st and 2nd floors to each bay to left; all with moulded surrounds within vertically adjoining architraves; lower windows with prominent radiating keyblocks and shaped open-bed pediment; upper ones with smaller keyblocks, relieving arches and aprons. 2 left bays surmounted by shouldered gable with narrow segmental-headed attic window with keyblock to centre.

2-pane timber sash and case windows to principal (N) elevation; 4-pane fixed lights with mutuled transoms to ground floor; 4-pane fixed lights/casements here with mutuled horizontal astragals. Grey slate platform roof. Corniced ashlar wallhead stack shared with property adjoining to W (Nos 1-3 East Port. Original cast-iron downpipe with decorative foliate hoppers to left of principal elevation.

INTERIOR: tiled dado to hallway to right entrance to principal (N) elevation. Late 20th century open-plan bar to ground floor (via left entrance).

Statement of Interest

B group with adjacent former Bank of Scotland (Nos 1-3 East Port). Built as a licensed premises for H H Porter.

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