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Aberdour, 4 Sands Place, High Street

A Category C Listed Building in Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0527 / 56°3'9"N

Longitude: -3.3058 / 3°18'20"W

OS Eastings: 318768

OS Northings: 685193

OS Grid: NT187851

Mapcode National: GBR 24.QM84

Mapcode Global: WH6S5.6428

Entry Name: Aberdour, 4 Sands Place, High Street

Listing Date: 19 December 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397268

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49682

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdour (Fife)

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

1795 with later alterations. 2-storey, 2-bay, square-plan house with late 20th century rectangular-plan extension. Snecked stone, long and short surrounds to openings, quoins to original house. Extension; rendered, raised margins to openings.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical arrangement. Door to right, window to left. 1st floor windows centred above openings below.

E ELEVATION: modern timber lean-to shed to right. Ground floor window inserted to left. Modern 2-storey extension set back slightly to left; door to right, 1st floor window above.

S ELEVATION: extension built into steep bank rising uphill to S. Door to right, window to left, central window to attic.

W ELEVATION: original house attached to 5 Sands Place.

2-leaf timber panelled door to main elevation. Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Pitched roof, pantiles, slate easing course to N. Raised, coped skews, skewputts to E. Coped, gable apex stacks, circular clay cans.

INTERIOR: modernised late 20th century.

Statement of Interest

NOTES: The deeds attached to No 4 date from 1795 and the house preserves the old street line of the High Street. To the rear of the property there is a steep bank rising uphill to the south, the modern extension to the rear is built into this bank, the ground floor of the extension is on a level with the first floor of the original house.

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