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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396756
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49183
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Buckhaven, Methil and Wemyss Villages
Traditional County: Fife
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
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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