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7 and 9 East Road Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Cupar, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.321 / 56°19'15"N

Longitude: -3.006 / 3°0'21"W

OS Eastings: 337875

OS Northings: 714745

OS Grid: NO378147

Mapcode National: GBR 2H.5NMG

Mapcode Global: WH7S2.SDR2

Entry Name: 7 and 9 East Road Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 20 August 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397682

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49969

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cupar

County: Fife

Electoral Ward: Cupar

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

Circa 1851. 2-storey 6-bay U-plan mirrored double villa. Coursed ashlar to principal elevation, predominantly squared and snecked tooled sandstone to other elevations. Canted bay windows, hoodmoulds, advanced corbelled gabled dormers, some timber bargeboarding with finials, overhanging eaves, chamfered openings.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: (No 7) near-central entrance door with advanced gable with full height tripartite canted bay to left.

To right, single bay section with advanced corbelled dormer breaking eaves at 1st floor. No 9, mirror image of No 7.

W ELEVATION: now 4-bay, to right 2-bay section with advanced corbelled dormers at 1st floor (openings to outer bay blind). To left, modern 2-bay piended roof section with single storey addition to left including garage.

E ELEVATION: 3-bay, to left 2-bay section with advanced corbelled dormers at 1st floor (openings to outer bay blind). Slightly recessed single bay section to right.

No 9, predominantly 8-pane timber sash and case glazing. No 7, predominantly modern glazing. Graded grey slates. Large ridge stack at division of properties, shaped and corbelled at wallhead stacks to W and E.

INTERIOR: (No 9). 1st floor drawing room with grey veined marble fire surround. Coombed ceiling with elaborate deep plasterwork in coffered pattern. No 7 not seen (2004).

BOUNDARY WALL: high rubble coped wall to W, N and E. To S, low section of rubble wall with flat coping.

Statement of Interest

A prominent streetscape feature on one of Cupar's main roads. Built as part of the first wave of expansion eastwards and indicative of Cupar's prosperity in the 19th century.

Originally known as Eden Place.

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