Southbank

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Building summary
Southbank 1.JPG
Name Southbank
Address Horsemarket, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BG
Other names The Fruit Basket
Date c. 1800
OS grid ref NO 25337 07275
Latitude & longitude 56°15'7"N 3°12'23"W

Southbank is a private house and former shop in Horsemarket, Falkland. The main facade faces down Horsemarket. The side elevation with stair tower faces South Street.

colspan=3 | !HES listing details[1]
Reference: LB31326 Date: 12/01/1971 Category: B
Address/Site Name

Southbank and Chemist's Shop (Leven) Together with Outbuilding to South Street, Horsemarket

Description

Circa 1800. 2-storey 3-window painted ashlar, slim artisan doric column doorpiece, small shop insertion on south; slated; single storey and loft rubble and pantile outbuilding.

Statement of special interest

Cobbled pavement.

Previous uses

Fruit shop, chemist.[2]

Special features

Spiral staircase (turret)[2]

Extensions

Orangery[2]

Former residents

Mr & Mrs Leven.[2]

Further references

"On Horsemarket, at South Street Corner, the Fruit Basket, c.1800, has slim Doric at entrance and round stair tower at back."[3]

"The view E[ast, from Horsemarket] is closed by Southbank, late Georgian with a Roman Doric columned doorpiece."[4]

"The Fruit Basket opened first in 1982 next to the Lomond. It moved to Southbank in 1985 and closed in 1993."[5]

Notes

  1. HES record for LB31326
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Information from occupier
  3. Pride, Kingdom of Fife,page 87.
  4. Gifford, Fife, page 221.
  5. Comment on Facebook New Images of Falkland.

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