Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Liff And Benvie
NO 31889 31832
331889, 731832


Attributed to Charles Edward and Thomas Saunders Robertson, circa 1880, later addition to W. Polished sandstone coursers, ashlar dressings, grey slate piended roof. Base course, mostly 4-pane sash and case windows, moulded architraves, some bracketted cills, modillioned cornice with blocking course, 4 wallhead stacks with base course and moulded cornice, cast-iron rainwater goods with fluted hoppers.

S ELEVATION: off-centre door with fanlight, window to left; recessed bay to right with window; slightly advanced bay to left with canted window; flat-roofed bay to far left with window, later addition recessed to outer left.

E ELEVATION: bay to left with canted window; recessed bay to right with window.

N ELEVATION: 3 windows to original building; additions recessed to right.

INTERIOR: no items of particular interest.

Statement of Special Interest

This building is contemporary with the West Coach House/Steading and the laundry at the East Coach House/Steading, all probably dating to the extension and alteration of Balruddery House in circa 1880. See also the NOTES to Balruddery, East Gates.



See REFERENCES to Balruddery, East Gates.

About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect current legislation.

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