Bank House

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Building summary
Bank House.JPG
Name Bank of Scotland and Bank House
Address High Street / Back Wynd, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BZ / KY15 7BX
Other names British Linen Bank
Weaving House
Date 1845 onwards
Architect Harold O. Tarbolton
See map Map T (9); Map D (26)
OS grid ref NO 25314 07406
Latitude & longitude 56°15′12″N 3°12′25″W
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HES listing details[1]
Category B
Reference / Date LB31276 / 01/12/1971
Address/Site Name Bank of Scotland (formerly British Linen) and Town Clerk's office High Street and Back Wynd.(including garden walls)

Originally c 1845, west extension circa 1880, large south addition to Back Wynd Harold O Tarbolton, dated 1900 CG. Original part 2-storey 3-window, moulded arched doorpiece, 3 gabled dormer heads; timber-mullioned openings. West extension has canted front with gabled dormer heads; rear extension single storey and attic. Ashlar and slate, finely detailed throughout.

Statement of special interest:

Cobbled pavement to Back Wynd.

1963 listing details[2]
Number: 10
Address/Site Name British Linen Bank, High Street

C.1880: Baronial: 2-storey ashlar and slate: later addition

Bank House is a house in Falkland High Street. Part of the ground floor has been a branch of the Bank of Scotland but this closed down in December 2023.

There is an extension along Back Wynd, formerly the office of the Town Clerk of the Royal Burgh of Falkland, now called The Weaving House.

Previous uses


Further references

The plaque in Back Wynd with the initials "CG" commemorates Charles Gulland, who as Town Clerk of Falkland had his office here.[3]