Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NO 38486 46761
338486, 746761


18th century, probably incorporating 17th century fabric with 19th century alterations; renovated 1968. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan hotel now linked with former ?Post Office House? (listed separately). Harl over ashlar with raised margins.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Glazed door to centre with windows in flanking bays and regular (taller) fenestration to 1st floor. Cavetto-coped rubble door (link with Post Office House) with architraved surround projecting to outer right.

SW ELEVATION: 3-light bow window to left of centre at ground, window to 1st floor centre bay and further small windows to outer bays in attic, dominant gablehead stack above.

SW ELEVATION: projecting flat-roofed extension and asymmetrical fenestration.

12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Broad, tall, coped harled stacks with thackstanes and cans; stepped ashlar skews.

Statement of Special Interest

Property of Strathmore Estates (Holding) Ltd. Formerly known as Glamis Hotel and originally New Inn. Walker dates possible construction between 1761 and 1765. The OSA mentions "one good inn in the village". For extension into former PO House, see separate listing.



OSA (1790). SCOTTISH GEOGRAPHICAL MAGAZINE Bruce Walker "Glamis: ?The Great Rebuilding? on a Scottish Estate" (December 1985), p147.

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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