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Culross, Back Street, Little Sandhaven Including Well

A Category B Listed Building in Culross, Fife

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0555 / 56°3'19"N

Longitude: -3.6277 / 3°37'39"W

OS Eastings: 298730

OS Northings: 685929

OS Grid: NS987859

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QDZ5

Mapcode Global: WH5QW.72S4

Entry Name: Culross, Back Street, Little Sandhaven Including Well

Listing Date: 12 January 1972

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 359862

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24014

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Culross

County: Fife

Town: Culross

Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages

Traditional County: Fife

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Description

18th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, L-plan house. Later rear wing; late 20th century wing to E. Ashlar surrounds to openings; harled.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: central ground and 1st floor door. Replacement forestair from left. Flanking ground and 1st floor windows. Wing to right; 2 ground floor windows; garage doors to far right.

W ELEVATION: attached to Stephen Memorial Hall.

N ELEVATION: central modern porch with door to right; window to left; window in left return. Ground floor window to left; 2 1st floor windows. Wing advanced to right; 1st floor window to right. Ground and 1st floor window to right in left return. Wing slightly advanced to far left; 2 ground floor windows to right; large doors to left; 2 1st floor dormer windows in raised roof.

E ELEVATION: plain gable wall.

Predominantly 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Replacement 2-leaf timber boarded doors. Pitched roofs; clay pantiles; slate easing course. Crowstepped gables to house. Gable apex stacks to house; coped apex stack to rear wing gable. E wing, rear roof raised centrally; tile hung cheeks and N elevation; rooflight.

INTERIOR: stone chimney breast advanced in W rooms; modernised interior.

WELL

Low circular rubble wall encloses well to rear of house.

Statement of Interest

Formerly listed as House (Mrs Cameron) Back Street. The E wing was added circa 1985 replacing an earlier single storey, 5-bay cottage. The raggles of another former 2-storey building remain on the E gable wall of the house above the present roofline of the E extension. A 1954 photograph from the NMRS shows a rear forestair (where the porch is now) leading to a 1st floor door to the right (now a window). Little Sandhaven has a number of features (albeit replacements) which are common to the more modest, domestic buildings of Culross, namely the crowstepped gables, forestair and 2-leaf doors For brief history of Culross Burgh, see Culross, The Cross, The Study.

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