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J Tarnawski's House, Sandhaven, Culross

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0554 / 56°3'19"N

Longitude: -3.631 / 3°37'51"W

OS Eastings: 298521

OS Northings: 685923

OS Grid: NS985859

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QD75

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.6266

Plus Code: 9C8R3949+4H

Entry Name: J Tarnawski's House, Sandhaven, Culross

Listing Name: Culross, Sandhaven, House (J Tarnawski)

Listing Date: 12 January 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359824

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23980

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359824

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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18th century. 2 2-storey houses (now 1); 3-bays to S house, 2 to N house. Harled; exposed stone surrounds to door and windows. Eaves course to 3-bay house.

E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: S house; symmetrical elevation; 3 ground and 3 1st floor windows. Central ground floor window lintel inscribed; 'AL.EW 1835'. N house; door to left; National Trust for Scotland (NTS) plaque above door. Window to right; 2 1st floor widows centred above. All 1st floor windows at eaves.

S ELEVATION: ground and 1st floor window to far left of N house. S house attached to January House.

W ELEVATION: N house attached to Bessie Bar's Cottage. 2-bays to S house; door to right; window to left flank; 2 1st floor windows.

N ELEVATION: 2 ground floor windows (former door to right); 1st floor window to right. Rounded right quoin at ground floor level.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Timber boarded doors. Pitched slated roofs. Corniced N gable apex stack to S house; coped N gable apex stack to N. Scroll skewputts to N house, principal elevation.

INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.

Statement of Interest

Restored in 1962 as part of the World Refugee Year Appeal and initially used to house refugee families. This building faces onto the Sandhaven, which was a harbour prior to reclamation in the late 19th century. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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