The Haven

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Building summary
The Haven front.JPG Front view looking down the close towards The Cottage
The Haven back.JPG Back view (east block left, west block right)
Name The Haven
Address Back Wynd, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BX
Date 18th century; mid-19th century
OS grid ref NO 25334 07285; NO 25345 07286
Latitude & longitude 56°15′08″N 3°12′24″W; 56°15′08″N 3°12′23″W

The Haven is a house in Back Wynd, Falkland, converted from two houses, which were separately listed. It backs onto the extension to Back Wynd leading to the car park, and its frontage is on a small close leading to The Cottage.

It was restored in 1973 under the Little Houses Improvement Scheme.

HES listing details (west block)[1]
Reference: LB31302 Date: 12/01/1971 Category: B
Address/Site Name

The Haven, back Wynd

Description

18th century. Single-storey and dormerless attic, crowstepped gable to Wynd. Harled with painted margins, pantiled.

Statement of special interest

Cobbled front area and close.

HES listing details (east block)[2]
Reference: LB31303 Date: 12/01/1971 Category: C
Address/Site Name

House (empty, formerly Mrs Jean Clark), Back Wynd

Description

Mid 19th century. Single-storey 3-window and door, stugged snecked rubble and pantile.

Statement of special interest

Re-categorised as C(S) from B for Group (2006).

Little Houses Scheme details[3]
Restorer: Restoring Purchaser Architect: Private Date Restored: 1973
Description

Category B;18th century. West block: single-storey and attic, 2-bay with centre door; harled with painted margins; pantiled roof; crowstepped gable

East block: single-storey; 3-bay with centre door; coursed rubble; pantiled roof

Notes

Converted to single dwelling


Notes

  1. HES record for LB31302. The attic, reported in 1971, now has dormers at both front and back.
  2. HES record for LB31303
  3. Diane Watters and Miles Glendenning, Little Houses; The National Trust for Scotland's Improvement Scheme for Small Historic Homes (RCAHMS and NTS, 2006, page 179).