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Kirkcaldy, Mid Street, Ravenscraig

Tower Block (20th Century)

Site Name Kirkcaldy, Mid Street, Ravenscraig

Classification Tower Block (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Kirkcaldy, Mid Street; Pathead, Phase Ii; 173-258 Ravenscraig

Canmore ID 299535

Site Number NT29SE 514

NGR NT 28909 92581

NGR Description Centred NT 289 926

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Kirkcaldy And Dysart
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

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Construction (1964 - 1968)

A public housing development of three multi-storey blocks built in two phases for Kirkcaldy Borough Council. Phase I comprises two blocks: 1-86 Ravenscraig and 87-172 Ravenscraig. Together, these two blocks consisted of 172 dwellings. Construction commenced in 1964. Phase II of the development consisted of the third and final block, 173-258 Ravenscraig. This block contains another 86 dwellings; construction commenced in 1968. The contractor for both phases was Wimpey.

Glendinning and Methusius 1994

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