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4 Hilton Road, Dunfermline

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0348 / 56°2'5"N

Longitude: -3.4557 / 3°27'20"W

OS Eastings: 309393

OS Northings: 683388

OS Grid: NT093833

Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.RX6K

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.WLM0

Plus Code: 9C8R2GMV+WP

Entry Name: 4 Hilton Road, Dunfermline

Listing Name: Hilton Road, 1-4 (Inclusive Nos) Hilton Cottages

Listing Date: 10 March 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394307

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46915

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Town: Dunfermline

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Traditional County: Fife

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Circa 1825 with minor additions. Single storey terrace comprising 4 symmetrical double-fronted 3-bay cottages. Coursed stugged sandstone to principal (S) elevation; coursed sandstone rubble elsewhere; droved sandstone dressings. Droved long and short surrounds to original openings; slightly projecting cills to principal elevation. Coped gable ends.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central entrance with flanking windows to each cottage. Boarded timber door with rectangular fanlight (all 2-light, apart from replacement to No 2) to each entrance.

N ELEVATION: irregular fenestration. Small lower height extensions (mainly flat-roofed) to each cottage except for No 1. Central entrances set back to Nos 2 and 3; both with timber doors (that to No 3 is boarded) and 2-pane rectangular fanlights; window to right of that to No 3. Entrance (probably inserted) with modern part-glazed timber door to right of No 4. Window to left of No1.

E and W ELEVATIONS: blank gable ends.

12-pane timber sash and case windows to principal (S) elevation; various frames elsewhere. Grey slate roof. 5 droved sandstone ridge stacks (one to either side of each cottage) with corniced ashlar coping, including gablehead stacks at either end of terrace; round cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (1999)

Statement of Interest

An intact row of earlier 19th century cottages. It was apparently built for farm workers at the nearby Hilton Farm (steading in a ruinous condition 1999; see separate list description for farmhouse).

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