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Wemyss Castle Policies, the Pink House

A Category B Listed Building in Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1457 / 56°8'44"N

Longitude: -3.0839 / 3°5'1"W

OS Eastings: 332753

OS Northings: 695310

OS Grid: NT327953

Mapcode National: GBR 2D.JWMF

Mapcode Global: WH6RP.LSPG

Entry Name: Wemyss Castle Policies, the Pink House

Listing Date: 2 April 2003

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396756

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49183

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Wemyss

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1820. Tall single storey and attic, 2-bay, L-plan cottage with cottage orne references, timber-mullioned leaded windows and steeply-pitched jerkin-headed gables. Harled.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Slightly advanced bays flanking centre, each with 4-light window to ground and 3-light oriel window on decorative timber brackets above abutting jerkin-headed roof. Tall ridge stack to centre.

NE ELEVATION: advanced gable to left with 3-light window to ground, and door on return to right with 2 small windows in lower slate-hung gable; further door in lower recessed bay to right.

SW ELEVATION: door to outer left of gabled bay to right with window in lower bay to left.

Multi-pane diamond-pattern leaded glazing in casement windows. Grey slates. Coped harled stack with vertically-banded decoration close to cope. Plain bargeboarding and deeply-overhanging eaves

Statement of Interest

Group with Wemyss Castle and The Courtyard. A good example of the type of estate cottages suggested by architect-authors such as J B Bapworth and John Claudius Loudon in their publications.

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