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Culross, 22 Mid Causeway, Electricity Sub Station

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0551 / 56°3'18"N

Longitude: -3.6295 / 3°37'46"W

OS Eastings: 298618

OS Northings: 685894

OS Grid: NS986858

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QDL7

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.62YD

Entry Name: Culross, 22 Mid Causeway, Electricity Sub Station

Listing Date: 12 January 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396303

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48819

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

17th century. 2-storey, 2-bay former house (now converted to electricity substation). Harled, exposed stone surrounds to windows and door.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: large doorway to right; window to left. Small 1st floor window above door; lamp to left; window to far left. 1st floor windows hug eaves. 1st floor jettied slightly to left.

SW ELEVATION: plain gable; rough rubble stone work visible under harl; exposed rubble stone wall attached to left.

NW ELEVATION: not seen, 2001.

NE ELEVATION: adjoining 20 Mid Causeway.

Timber sash and case and casement windows. 2-leaf timber boarded door. Pitched roof; raised crowstepped skews. Gable apex stacks.

INTERIOR: gutted inside; ground floor ceiling removed. Some features visible including fireplace on SW gable wall; large sandstone lintel. Stone surround to 1st floor fireplace above. NW wall, ground floor window to right; 1st floor window to far left; stone surrounds to all. NE wall, ground floor door surround to left; 1st floor door surround centred above. Modern tiled floor; modern electricity equipment.

Statement of Interest

Converted from an early 17th century house to an electricity substation for the South of Scotland Electricity board by I G Lindsay in 1962. The tall crowsteps indicate that the house was formerly thatched. The internal doors to NE suggest that this and the adjacent 20 Mid Causeway were linked internally. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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