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

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

HES listing details[1]
Reference: LB49305 Date: 27/06/2003 Category: B
Address/Site Name

Freuchie, Eden Valley Row, Former Eden Valley Linen Works Including Gate Piers And Boundary Walls

Description

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. ...

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]

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