Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see ‘About Listed Buildings’ below for more information.


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NT 08883 87465
308883, 687465


Early-earlier 19th century with alterations. 2-storey and attic; 5-bay; terraced tenement block with late 20th century shopfront to ground floor and vennel to W. Coursed droved painted sandstone with ashlar dressings to principal (S) elevation. Eaves band with moulded cornice to principal elevation; architraved windows to 1st floor; polygonal piended dormers to attic.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: basket-arched keyblocked vennel entrance to outer left. Continuously-glazed aluminium-framed shopfront occupies ground floor to right; recessed entrance with glazed door to outer right. 5 windows (grouped 1-2-2) to 1st floor. 3 dormers to attic.

2-pane timber sash and case windows to upper floors (upper pane subdivided to dormers) to principal (S) elevation; full-height continuously-glazed, aluminium-framed shop window to ground floor. Grey slate roof. Rendered corniced ridge stack at W end; round cans.

Statement of Special Interest

Although altered at ground floor, the block retains its pend arch and original openings at the 1st floor.



building appears on site on J Wood's PLAN OF THE TOWN OF DUNFERMLINE (1823)

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the 1997 Act. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect subsequent legislation.

Listed building consent is required for changes to a listed building which affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest. The relevant planning authority is the point of contact for applications for listed building consent.

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