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Latitude: 56.0329 / 56°1'58"N
Longitude: -3.3967 / 3°23'48"W
OS Eastings: 313060
OS Northings: 683100
OS Grid: NT130831
Mapcode National: GBR 20.RYPF
Mapcode Global: WH6S3.SMPH
Entry Name: Church Street, Standard Lamp
Listing Date: 4 August 2004
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 397644
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49940
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay
Traditional County: Fife
Earlier to mid 19th century. Tapered square-plan droved ashlar monolith; chanelled N side for later gas tube. Cast-iron tubular post and scrolled lamp holder.
This is the only lamp standard surviving of a type that was common to Inverkeithing's High Street and Great North Road during the 19th century. This type of lamp may be seen in an 1871 pictorial view of Inverkeithing High Street by David Buchan Young (1830-1920) located in Inverkeithing Museum.
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