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Milne's House, Sandhaven, Culross

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Latitude: 56.0554 / 56°3'19"N

Longitude: -3.6306 / 3°37'50"W

OS Eastings: 298547

OS Northings: 685931

OS Grid: NS985859

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QDBF

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.62D4

Plus Code: 9C8R3949+5Q

Entry Name: Milne's House, Sandhaven, Culross

Listing Name: Culross, Sandhaven, House (R Milne)

Listing Date: 12 January 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359829

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23984

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200359829

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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17th century; later alterations; refurbished, I G Lindsay and Partners, 1953. 3-storey, 3-bay tenement. Rear turnpike stairtower and later (mid-late 20th century) wing. White coloured harling; ashlar sandstone window and door surrounds and eaves course.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central wide door; window to left flank; boarded window to right. National Trust for Scotland (NTS) plaque above door. 3 1st floor window. 3 2nd floor windows at eaves centred above. Chamfered quoins at ground floor.

W ELEVATION: ground floor window to left; small square 2nd floor window to right. Wing to far left; 2 1st floor windows; central 2nd floor catslide dormer window.

N ELEVATION: advanced wing to right; 1st floor window to left; smaller 1st floor window to centre. 3 2nd floor windows (smaller central window). Ground floor opening in left return. Rounded stair tower to left; small square 1st and 2nd floor windows. Roll-moulded doorway in left return (replaced lintel).

E ELEVATION: 1st floor and 2nd floor windows to right; replacement ashlar surrounds. Stones to far right extend from N gable to right.

Varied glazing; 12 and 8-pane timber sash and case windows. Timber boarded doors. Pitched roof; kneelered gables. Crowstepped gable to rear E gable. Clay pantiles. Coped gable apex stacks. Pitched roof to rear wing; catslide roof to rear stair tower.

INTERIOR: central corridor from entrance door; storage rooms to right and left. Stone turnpike stair to rear. Timber stock lock to rear door. Flat to each 1st and 2nd floor.

Statement of Interest

Many of the properties in Culross were named after the owner's name, as is the case here. The interior was not seen, 2001, although the building is said to have bed recesses remaining in the walls. This is a large building which overlooks the Sandhaven which was once a harbour. The area was reclaimed at the end of the 19th century. This building was restored for the National Trust for Scotland by I G Lindsay & Partners in 1953. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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