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23, 25, 27 Townhall Street

A Category C Listed Building in Inverkeithing, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0312 / 56°1'52"N

Longitude: -3.3966 / 3°23'47"W

OS Eastings: 313068

OS Northings: 682908

OS Grid: NT130829

Mapcode National: GBR 20.S4WJ

Mapcode Global: WH6S3.SNST

Entry Name: 23, 25, 27 Townhall Street

Listing Date: 4 August 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397671

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49957

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Inverkeithing

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Inverkeithing and Dalgety Bay

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Early or earlier 19th century; later extension to rear. 2-storey, 5-bay, row of square-plan tenements and shop. Tooled coursed ashlar to NW (principal elevation), squared and random rubble to NW (side); ashlar quoins; stone cills; painted margins; eaves course. Ground falling to NE.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay. Central doorway, flush timber door, 2-pane fanlight; flanking windows; doors to outer bays; plain painted timber fascia above. 4 evenly-spaced 1st floor windows.

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: plain gable.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen. Ordnance Survey map indicates extension to SW corner.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoins No 21 Townhall Street.

12-pane timber sash and case windows to NW; fixed 12-pane timber window to shopfront. Pitched roof; grey slates; straight stone skews; coped wide ashlar stack to centre of ridge.

INTERIOR: single-room shop to ground floor of NE corner of tenement with no original fixtures remaining. Private accommodation not seen (2003).

Statement of Interest

Listed for important streetscape value and also as last remaining traditional 19th century shop-front with single window and separate door entrance.

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