Eden Valley Linen Works

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Building summary
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Name Eden Valley Linen Works
Address Eden Valley Row, Freuchie
Postcode KY15 7EU
Other names
Date 1864
Architect Robertson & Orchar
OS grid ref NO 28477 06963
Latitude & longitude 56°14′59″N 3°09′21″W
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HES listing details[1]
Category B
Reference / Date LB49305 / 27/06/2003
Address/Site N ame Freuchie, Eden Valley Row, Former Eden Valley Linen Works Including Gate Piers And Boundary Walls

Probably by Robertson & Orchar, circa 1864. 2-storey, 16-bay former linen works. Long, ordered elevation with regular fenestration broken by 2 segmentally arched cart entrances. Squared and snecked stugged sandstone with rusticated ashlar masonry to quoins, arched cart entrance surrounds and vertical margins which define the first and last 3 bays. Flush droved long and short surrounds to windows. Ashlar eaves course and cornice. Further sandstone rubble buildings attached to rear. ...

Statement of special interest

In use as a Linen Works until around the time of the Second World War. Recently used as a mushroom factory. Important as a reminder of the once prominent linen industry in Fife and notable for its little altered principal elevation. ...

Eden Valley Linen Works is a former linen factory in Eden Valley Row, Freuchie, now converted to residential accommodation.

Previous uses

Linen works.

Further references

"... Georgian survival but with rusticated quoins breaking the front into a ten-bay centre and three-bay ends."[2]

"Linen Mill, Eden Valley Row. Unobtrusive symmetrical block, 16 bays long, including two arched cart entries: now warehouse."[3]