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Limekilns, 6 Dunfermline Road, the Old School House Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Rosyth, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0349 / 56°2'5"N

Longitude: -3.4776 / 3°28'39"W

OS Eastings: 308026

OS Northings: 683428

OS Grid: NT080834

Mapcode National: GBR 1X.RYG8

Mapcode Global: WH5QY.KK6Y

Entry Name: Limekilns, 6 Dunfermline Road, the Old School House Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 23 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395222

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47831

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunfermline

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Rosyth

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early 20th century. 2-storey, 3-bay square-plan school house. Moulded ashlar surrounds to openings; base course. Stugged snecked sandstone.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation; central panelled door; fanlight. Corniced eaves course to right section of elevation. Mullioned bipartite window to right. Piended bipartite dormer window, wholly in gable above; small rooflight to centre. Gabled bay to left; corniced canted bay window with 3 windows; mullioned bipartite window centred above.

NE ELEVATION: partially seen, 2000. Door and ground floor window to right; 2 windows centred above. Modern extension to right.

NW ELEVATION: not seen, 2000.

SW ELEVATION: modern conservatory addition. 1st floor window to left.

Timber sash and case windows; 4 upper panes, 1 lower; moulded cills. Gambrel slate roof; swept at eaves; raised stone skews; corniced skewputts. Corbelled gable ends to principal elevation left bay. Corniced gable apex stacks; circular cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoppers.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2000.

BOUNDARY WALL

Low sandstone wall to front; central gate.

Statement of Interest

B-Group with Limekilns Primary School. Probably built in conjunction with the adjacent Limekilns Primary School by T Hyslop Ure and Beveridge as the schoolmaster's house, circa 1912.

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