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Latitude: 56.0709 / 56°4'15"N
Longitude: -3.4637 / 3°27'49"W
OS Eastings: 308980
OS Northings: 687423
OS Grid: NT089874
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PFTX
Mapcode Global: WH5QR.RNTT
Entry Name: 6 Kirkgate, Tappie Toories
Listing Date: 10 March 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394308
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46916
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central
Traditional County: Fife
Thomas Hyslop Ure; 1893 rebuilding of earlier structure. 3-storey; 2-bay; free Renaissance public house; built into terrace with narrow Dutch-gabled street elevation. Coursed dressed stugged sandstone with polished ashlar dressings; painted ground floor elevation. Cornice-like band course between 1st and 2nd floors to principal (W) elevation; band course around 2nd floor windows; moulded architraves with friezes and scrolled open-topped pediments to 1st floor windows; moulded architraves, curved at upper corners to 2nd floor windows.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance, rounded at upper corners, to left; panelled 2-leaf timber door with rectangular fanlight. Large window, rounded at upper corners, to right. Fascia with cornice and flanking brackets above. 2 windows to each bay to upper floors; those to 2nd floor divided by rounded pilaster with finial surmounted by panel carved with star motif; carved base extends to between 1st floor windows. Flanking pilasters to 1st and 2nd floors; coped apexes surmounted by miniature obelisks. Pediment of false breaking-eaves gable surmounted by ball finial on square base.
2-pane timber sash and case windows; 6-panel fixed light window to ground floor. Grey slate roof. Gablehead stacks with moulded band courses to N and S elevations; cans missing.
INTERIOR: open plan with late 20th century fittings, apart from 3 original stained glass panels decorated with star motif, hung just inside ground floor window.
An intact late 19th century public house facade. A public house prior to its rebuilding, it was originally known as the Star Tavern (hence the star motifs).
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