|Address||West Port, Falkland|
|Other names||The Large House; Bayne's House|
|OS grid reference||NO 25026 07373|
|Latitude & longitude||56°15'10"N 3°12'41"W|
Whinstone House is a house in West Port (or High Street West), Falkland. It adjoins Embo which stands at right angles to it. Not to be confused with Whinstone, South Street West. It is perhaps the house referred to by Glen Pride as "Hollyben".
|HES listing details|
|Reference: LB31271||Date: 01/12/1971||Category: B|
House (Mrs Elizabeth Bayne) and Embo, High Street, West Port Opposite Foot of Lomonds Road
Dated 1752 Mrs Bayne's 2-storey 3-window rubble with patches of blue whinstone, plain architrave, pulvinated frieze and cornice to door, moulded eaves course, crowstepped and slated; Embo is single-storey and attic with crowstepped gable to street at right angles to above, late piended porch in angle.
Crowsteps with date - 1752. Whinstones visible in front elevation.
Yes but only at the rear.
The Bayne family 1940 - 2000 approx. The Millars pre-1940.
"Some older houses remain, e.g. Embo, and Hollyburn, 1752, with classical entrance [...]"