Maspie House

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Building summary
Maspie House.JPG
Name Maspie House
Address High Street, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BU
Other names Old Post Office; Gift Shop
Date Early 19th century
OS grid ref NO 25285 07427
Latitude & longitude 56°15′20″N 3°12′21″W

Maspie House is a shop in Falkland High Street.

HES listing details[1]
Reference: LB31258 Date: 01/12/1971 Category: B
Address/Site Name

High Street, Old Post Office (Miss Middleton) including garden walls

Description

Early 19th century Georgian Gothick 2-storey and basement 3-window (centre bipartile) ashlar, hoodmoulded windows and doorpieces of Langley pattern, Crenellated parapet, slated.

Statement of special interest

Built for Provest Francis Deas (d 1857) father of the law lord Sir George Deas.

Previous uses

Post office, Gift shop.

Further references

"Then, the Old Post Office, a charming early C19 toy fort, the colonetted doorpieces takn from Batty Langley."[2]


"The Gift Shop (former post office), early 19th century, is blatantly Gothic with timid battlements."[3]

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