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St Andrews, St Leonard's School, St Nicholas House

House (20th Century)

Site Name St Andrews, St Leonard's School, St Nicholas House

Classification House (20th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Abbey Street; Abbey Walk

Canmore ID 94450

Site Number NO51NW 74.02

NGR NO 51224 16371

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish St Andrews And St Leonards
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District North East Fife
  • Former County Fife

Architecture Notes

NO51NW 74.02 51224 16371

St Nicholas House was built as a boarding house for St Leonards School, and first opened in the Autumn term of 1930.

ARCHITECT: Reginald Fairlie, 1930.


Desk Based Assessment (1 August 2008 - 30 August 2008)

An archaeological desk-based assessment for a proposed housing development at Abbey Park, St. Andrews, Fife.

Information from OASIS ID: cfaarcha1-423957 (H Gray and M Kirby) 2008

Watching Brief (March 2010 - November 2012)

NO 51224 16371 A watching brief was carried out, March 2010 – November 2012, during ground-breaking work associated with the redevelopment of St Nicholas House. The only find was an unstratified fragment of human skull. Following police examination this was returned to CFA.

Archive: RCAHMS

Funder: Eastacre Investments LLP

Jamie Lewis, CFA Archaeology Ltd, 2013

(Source: DES)


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