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
See map Map T (8); Map D (24)
OS grid ref NO 25285 07427
Latitude & longitude 56°15′20″N 3°12′21″W
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HES listing details[1]
Category B
Reference / Date LB31258 / 01/12/1971
Address/Site Name High Street, Old Post Office (Miss Middleton) including garden walls

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 [sic] Francis Deas (d 1857) father of the law lord Sir George Deas.

1963 listing details[2]
Number: 6
Address/Site Name Falkland Post Office, High Street

C.1830: Elizabethan-Gothic frontage: ashlar and slate

Maspie House is a shop in Falkland High Street, between Saddlers and St Andrew's House.

Previous uses

Post office, Gift shop.

Further references

"Then, the Old Post Office, a charming early C19 toy fort, the colonetted doorpieces taken from Batty Langley."[3]

"The Gift Shop (former post office), early 19th century, is blatantly Gothic with timid battlements."[4]