Cross House

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Building summary
Cross House.JPG
Name Cross House
Address High Street, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BU
Other names Betty's Footwear and Fashion Shop
Date 18th century
OS grid ref NO 25206 07354
Latitude & longitude 56°15'10"N 3°12'27"W

Cross House is a private house in Falkland High Street, on the corner with Cross Wynd, next to the Covenanter Hotel and set back from the street. It possibly takes its name from its proximity to the former Mercat Cross. Not to be confused with the Cross House, Falkland Palace.

HES listing details[1]
Address/Site Name

Cross House, High Street, Falkland

Reference: LB31279 Date: 01/12/1971; amended 05/02/2021 Category: B

18th century with later alterations. Two-storey and attic building with irregular entrance elevation. Triple window (former shop) to right of ground floor with door and window to left. Three-windows at first floor. Two gabled dormers of circa 1850 breaking the eaves line.

Statement of special interest

Cobbled area in front.

Statutory address and listed building record revised in February 2020. Previously listed as '"Betty's" Fashion and Footwear Shop (Mrs Elizabeth Crawford High Street'.

Previous uses

Due to central location has often and mainly been a shop.[2]

Special features

Cobbled frontage.[2]

Former residents

Further references


  1. HES record for LB31279
  2. 2.0 2.1 Information from occupier