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Dunfermline, 9, 11, 13 Bruce Street

Shop(S) (20th Century), Tenement(S) (19th Century)

Site Name Dunfermline, 9, 11, 13 Bruce Street

Classification Shop(S) (20th Century), Tenement(S) (19th Century)

Canmore ID 222620

Site Number NT08NE 379

NGR NT 08958 87489

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/222620

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  • Council Fife
  • Parish Dunfermline
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Dunfermline
  • Former County Fife

Site Management (12 July 2018)

Earlier 19th century. Pair of 3-storey and attic terraced tenement blocks with 20th century shopfronts at ground floor. 4-bay N block; 5-bay S block. Coursed dressed droved sandstone with polished ashlar dressings to principal (E) elevation; coursed rubble elsewhere. Ground floor cornice above modern shop fasciae; cill band to 1st floor; eaves cornice. Slightly projecting cills. E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: Entrance set back to No 3; panelled timber door with 3-light rectangular fanlight; blocked shopfront with pilaster strips to left. Earlier 20th century shopfront with recessed entrance and dentilled fascia to No 7. Otherwise modern shopfronts/doors to ground floor. Regular fenestration (window to each bay) to 1st and 2nd floors. Polygonal piended dormers to 3rd, 4th and 5th bays from left and to that to outer right. W ELEVATION: later extensions to lower floors to both blocks. Semicircular-plan stair towers to each tenement. Pair of dormers; both piended; one polygonal visible. 2 and 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. Coped gablehead stacks to either side (N and S) of block; round cans, where in existence.

INTERIORS: not inspected (1998). (Historic Environment Scotland list entry)

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