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Church Street, Standard Lamp

A Category B Listed Building in Inverkeithing, Fife

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397644

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49940

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inverkeithing

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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