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Latitude: 56.055 / 56°3'18"N
Longitude: -3.6302 / 3°37'48"W
OS Eastings: 298572
OS Northings: 685884
OS Grid: NS985858
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.QDDS
Mapcode Global: WH5QW.62LG
Entry Name: Culross, Sandhaven, Sandhaven House Including Garden Wall
Listing Date: 12 January 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 359893
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24044
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: West Fife and Coastal Villages
Traditional County: Fife
19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house. 2 ground floor bay windows. Base course; vertical margins at arrises. Coursed ashlar to principal elevation; rendered elsewhere.
N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical elevation. Central pilastered door; radial fanlight. Flanking canted bay windows. Roof of bay windows extend to form canopy over door; 2 piers for support. 3 architraved 1st floor windows at eaves.
N ELEVATION: plain gable wall.
S ELEVATION: partially seen; advanced later central piended wing; ground floor window; 1st floor window to right return. Modern flat-roofed single storey porch to right. 1st floor windows flank advanced wing.
W ELEVATION: partially seen, 1st floor window to left.
Timber panelled front door. 12-pane timber sash and case windows. Single roof light to N; 2 to S. Casements to bay windows; cockspur latches. Pitched slate roof. Corniced gable apex stacks; polygonal cans. Small stack to SW, rear wing.
INTERIOR: not seen, 2001.
GARDEN WALL: rubble wall runs from W gable to rear; brick in places; doorway. Iron gate to E.
Prior to reclamation in the late 19th century, the Sandhaven was a harbour, and the garden wall which extends southeast bounding the gardens of the adjacent houses was part of the sea wall. For brief history of Culross Burgh see Culross, The Cross, The Study.
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