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North Queensferry, Chapel Place, Fourteen Falls Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Inverkeithing, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0092 / 56°0'33"N

Longitude: -3.3935 / 3°23'36"W

OS Eastings: 313208

OS Northings: 680460

OS Grid: NT132804

Mapcode National: GBR 20.TKKN

Mapcode Global: WH6S9.V763

Entry Name: North Queensferry, Chapel Place, Fourteen Falls Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 27 March 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396740

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49168

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inverkeithing

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Later 18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay rectangular-plan house with ground floor as raised basement. Random rubble; painted entrance elevation. Painted margins stone cills. Modern single storey extension to front left; modern single and 2-storey extensions to rear.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical; central flight of stone steps (forestair at right angle) leading to 1st (principal) floor entrance door with later porch; flanking windows to ground and 1st floors.

E ELEVATION: site sloping down to N; 1st floor window to left.

N ELEVATION: ground floor window to right; lean-to single and 2-storey modern additions to left; windows to right return of additions at ground floor; 1st floor window to right return of 2-storey addition.

W ELEVATION: plain gable; adjoining garden wall obscures ground floor.

12-pane timber sash and case windows throughout. Grey slates; painted flat-headed stone skews; painted cement-rendered coped gablehead stacks; circular clay cans.

INTERIOR: plain cornices; no original features remaining.

BOUNDARY WALLS: random rubble and flat stone coped, attached to S elevation.

Statement of Interest

Related to Chapel of St James (SCHEDULED MONUMENT). The front garden forms part of former burial ground. This house first consisted of a single storey dwelling (built circa 1705) and in the later part of the 18th century would have been extended to include a second floor consisting of a separate dwelling.

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