Fountain House

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Building summary
Fountain House 2.JPG
Name Fountain House
Address High Street, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BU
Date 1735
OS grid ref NO 25225 07395
Latitude & longitude 56°15′11″N 3°12′30″W

Fountain House is a house in Falkland High Street, between the Old Town House and the Parish Church, now used as holiday accommodation.

It was restored under the Little Houses Improvement Scheme.

HES listing details[1]
Reference: LB31260 Date: 01/12/1971 Category: B
Address/Site Name

Fountain House, High Street


Dated 1735 at lintel, 2-storey 3-window harled with margins, slated; corbelled corner and grotesque head skewputt; slated.

Statement of special interest

Cobbled area in front.

Previous uses

Private house.

Further references

"In the NW corner of this 'square', the drydashed Fountain House look C18, but its corbelled SW corner suggests that it may be the remodelling of an earlier house; in the W gable, an inset stone dated 1690 [2]

"Fountain House, The Cross, 1735, was later remodelled. Note grotesque on skewputt.[3]


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