Listed Building

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KINGLASSIE, MAIN STREET, FORMER FREE CHURCH WITH BOUNDARY WALLSLB43666

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
04/10/1996
Local Authority
Fife
Planning Authority
Fife
Parish
Kinglassie
NGR
NT 23067 98691
Coordinates
323067, 698691

Description

1844, minor late 19th century additions. Rectangular-plan, Free Church with 3-bay, aisless nave and small, L-plan porch. Squared and snecked dark whinstone, remains of harl/dry-dash to sides and rear, contrasting droved quoins and raised margins. Pointed-arch openings, sandstone moulded doorcase with chamfered reveals, 2-stage, saw-tooth coped buttress and voussoirs.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3-bay nave to left with tall traceried windows, small (modern?) ventilators between bays; 3 small, timber-louvred, terracotta-finialled dormer ventilators adjoining roof ridge. Lower porch adjoining at outer right, 2-leaf boarded timber door with decorative ironwork hinges in gabled doorcase with blind niche in gablehead, floreate finial and buttress to right, small window with moulded lintel on return to right and further window on recessed face to outer right (both windows blocked).

E ELEVATION: porch with gablehead stack projecting at ground, blocked oculus above and slender, stone saw-tooth coped bellcote, with bell, at gablehead.

W ELEVATION: tall Y-traceried window at centre with blocked oculus above and ashlar finialled gablehead.

N ELEVATION: 2 tall, blinded windows with small ventilators to outer right and left.

Leaded, coloured, small-pane glazing in timber Y-traceried windows. Graded grey slates, corrugated tin to porch roof. Stepped, ashlar-coped skews, moulded skewputts and coped ashlar stack; decorative terracotta ridge tiles and finials; decorative cast-iron hoppers to S.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low saddleback-coped and rubble-coped whinstone boundary walls.

Statement of Special Interest

Ecclesiastical building no longer in use as such.

References

Bibliography

Gifford FIFE (1992), p273. A Hutchison (ed) KINGLASSIE, A VILLAGE REMEMBERED.

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.

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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)

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