Thistle House

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Building summary
Thistle House2.JPG
Name Thistle House
Address High Street, Falkland
Postcode KY15 7BU
Date 18th century
OS grid ref NO 25227 07358
Latitude & longitude 56°15′10″N 3°12′30″W

Thistle House is a house in Falkland High Street, on the corner of Rottenrow, and adoining Ross House. It is the more westerly of the two houses grouped in the HES listing as "Houses (Ross and Drysdale)", the other being Ross House.

Not to be confused with Thistle Cottage (Cross Wynd).

HES listing details[1]
Reference: LB31282 Date: 01/12/1971 Category: B
Address/Site Name

Houses (Ross and Drysdale), High Street (including garden walls)


18th century. 2-storey 4-window rubble and modern Roman tile, ground floor alteration (formerly shop) on east; small lean-to shed at NW angle, 2-storey rear extension at eastern house, drydashed gable to Parliament Square.

Previous uses


  1. HES record for LB31282. Parts of the description seem wrong – in particular the houses are nowhere near Paliament Square.

Further references