Listed Building

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KINGSBARNS SCHOOL MAIN STREETLB13693

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
23/11/1971
Local Authority
Fife
Planning Authority
Fife
Parish
Kingsbarns
NGR
NO 59273 11980
Coordinates
359273, 711980

Description

Dated 1822. Single-storey T-plan, ashlar gable front with pedimented porch and ogee-capped belfry with cast-iron columns; flanks droved rubble, slated roof, rear section piended with parallel W addition by James Gillespie of Kingsbarns, 1849. Round-arched windows with original glazing.

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Bibliography

NSA v 9 p 99 Heritors' Records. Designed by a committee of the Heritors, probably with the help of John Corstorphine who had been consulted in 1817. It was built by William Bonthrone and John Cairns: they modified the Heritors' scheme considerably, giving the windows arched tops.

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