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23 Guildhall Street

A Category C Listed Building in Dunfermline, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0707 / 56°4'14"N

Longitude: -3.4617 / 3°27'42"W

OS Eastings: 309101

OS Northings: 687390

OS Grid: NT091873

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PG8G

Mapcode Global: WH5QR.SPR0

Entry Name: 23 Guildhall Street

Listing Date: 25 March 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394300

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46911

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 20th century with alterations. 3-storey and attic; 5-bay; terraced tenement block with shops to ground floor. Free Edwardian Baroque with radiating keyblocks and curved pediment to central 1st floor window to principal (E) elevation. Polished ashlar. Mutuled eaves cornice. Moulded surrounds to 1st and 2nd floor windows (those to 2nd floor are roll-moulded).

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central entrance with moulded surround and elongated triple keyblock; panelled timber door with rectangular fanlight. Flanking modern shopfronts with moulded surrounds with cavetto-moulded lintels with central inverted keyblocks. 1st floor window with lugged architrave and elongated triple keyblock with curved Baroque pediment head over it. Windows to each floor to each remaining bay. Flat-headed 5-light late 20th century dormer above eaves.

2-light timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. Coped gablehead stack to N; round cans.

Statement of Interest

Adjoins Nos 2-8 Abbot Street (see separate list description) in a similar style.

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