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Detail of lintel dated 1575 on street elevation, 7 Fitzroy Street, Dysart.

SC 1575203

Description Detail of lintel dated 1575 on street elevation, 7 Fitzroy Street, Dysart.

Date 10/1964

Collection Scottish National Buildings Record

Catalogue Number SC 1575203

Category On-line Digital Images

Copy of F 949

Scope and Content Written on the back of the mounted print: ‘Shire: Fife. Place: Dysart. Building: 7, Fitzroy Street’. Photographer: ‘J.P.’ Date: ‘Oct 1964’ Datestone, 7 Fitzroy Street, Dysart, Fife 7 Fitzroy Street was built in 1575, 22 years after Dysart became a royal burgh. It was extended in about 1700 around the time the burgh began to decline. This datestone bears the date 1575 and the initials of the original owners. Dysart, a pre-existing settlement on the outskirts of Kirkcaldy, became a burgh of barony in 1510 and a royal burgh in 1533. Originally a salt-making centre, it grew into a thriving port for exporting coal and fish. It declined from the 18th century. Source: RCAHMS contribution to SCRAN.

External Reference MW/BR/DYS(T)/23


File Format (TIF) Tagged Image File Format bitmap

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