|Address||High Street, Falkland|
|See map||Map T (2)|
|OS grid ref||NO 25340 07414|
|Latitude & longitude||56°15′12″N 3°12′24″W|
Moncrief House (or Moncreif House or Moncrieff House), is a house in Falkland High Street, between The Bruce Inn and Ladieburn Cottage.
|HES listing details|
|Reference: LB31274||Date: 01/12/1971||Category: A|
Dated NM AO 1610 at lintel. 2-storey and dormerless attic 4-window ashlar, thatched; moulded openings, inscribed panel, small blind attic window under eaves.
|Statement of special interest
Inscription: AL PRAISE TO GOD AND/THANKIS TO THE MOST/EXCELLENT MONARCHE/GREAT BRITAINE OF WH/OSE PRINCELIE LIBERA/LITIE THIS IS MY POR/TIOVNE: DEO LAVS/ ESTO FIDYS/ADEST MERCES/NICOLL MONCRIEF.
Nicol Moncrief was King's Averiman.
"Moncrief House, dated 1610 on the door lintel, built for James VI's servant Nicol Moncrief. ..."
"Moncreif House, High Street, 1610, is the only remaining thatched house in Falkland. ..."
- ↑ HES record for LB31274.
- ↑ (this word seems not to be found in standard Scottish dictionaries).
- ↑ Gifford, Fife, page 219.
- ↑ Pride, Kingdom of Fife, page 87.
Moncrief House (and the Bruce Inn) showing small front garden
View from Falkland Palace battlements