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School Road, Cellardyke Primary School

A Category C Listed Building in Kilrenny, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.224 / 56°13'26"N

Longitude: -2.6909 / 2°41'27"W

OS Eastings: 357257

OS Northings: 703711

OS Grid: NO572037

Mapcode National: GBR 2W.CTMR

Mapcode Global: WH7SM.MTTG

Entry Name: School Road, Cellardyke Primary School

Listing Date: 21 August 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396928

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49408

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kilrenny

County: Fife

Town: Kilrenny

Electoral Ward: East Neuk and Landward

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1878; extended 1896. 2-storey, 7-bay, T-plan Board school with gothic porches. Squared rubble with squared snecking and stugged ashlar dressings. Base, band and 1st floor cill courses, and eaves cornice. Hoodmoulded Tudor-arch doors, and shouldered windows. Stop-chamfered arrises and stone mullions.

S (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Low wall projecting to centre at ground, flanking bays each with raised centre tripartite window and gothic porch beyond in re-entrant angle with tiny blind niche in steeply-pitched gablehead, timber door and narrow light to inner return at ground; centre bay at 1st floor with relief carved panel worded 'ERECTED 1878/ENLARGED 1896' surmounted by scrolled broken pediment and 2 closely aligned bipartite windows to flanking bays. M-gables to advanced outer bays each with raised centre tripartite window to ground and 1st floor (latter slightly wider), and timber-louvered opening in gablehead.

E ELEVATION: 2 raised centre tripartite windows to ground and 2 further tripartite windows to 1st floor.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: symmetrical elevation with largely regular fenestration, 2 advanced piend-roofed bays to centre and further piend-roofed outer bays. Later flat-roofed single storey projections to right and left of centre.

W ELEVATION: as E elevation.

Horizontal 3- and 4-pane glazing patterns to ground and 1st floor E, 6-, 8- and 10-pane glazing patterns elsewhere, all in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Ashlar-coped skews with flat skewputts. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers and fixings, and square-section gutters.

Statement of Interest

Thought likely that David Henry of St Andrews was the architect but this cannot be confirmed as yet.

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