Listed Building

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SOUTH INCHMICHAELLB11601

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
05/10/1971
Supplementary Information Updated
21/09/2001
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Errol
NGR
NO 24830 25186
Coordinates
324830, 725186

Description

Circa 1840, extended later 19th and late 20th century. Tall single and single storey with attic, 4-bay, L-plan, simple gothic-detailed farmhouse with 2-storey extension to N. Dark red brick, bond of 3 courses of stretchers to 1 of headers repeating, and painted render with stone/cement cills and lintels to extension. Deep base course. Segmental-headed openings; square-headed to brick extension. Hoodmould and penticed canopy; timber and stone mullions.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: advanced gable to right with 3 round-headed lights within shallow rectangular-plan window and segmental-headed window in gablehead, roofline sweeping down to form porch in re-entrant to left with part-glazed timber door and lying-pane fanlight set into pointed-arched recess; bay to left with segmental-headed, timber-mullioned bipartite and penticed canopy: tall bipartite below single window on return and further (later) recessed bay with door below bipartite window to outer left.

SW ELEVATION: narrow gabled bay with window to each floor at left.

NE ELEVATION: altered rendered elevation with variety of elements including hoodmoulded round-headed niche to left, segmental-headed windows to centre gable and low swept roof to right.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: altered elevation with windows to brick bays at right and timber bay under swept roof to left.

Small-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped brick stacks with cans; overhanging roof on bracketted eaves with plain bargeboarding.

Statement of Special Interest

The cutting east of South Inchmichael was built by the Dundee and Perth Railway in 1849-50 and was abandoned before the line was completed. Set behind a miniature carriage sweep, South Inchmichael was farmed by the Bell family until 1925. In 1828 Patrick Bell (from Forfar) made a reaping machine which was used by his brother at South Inchmichael. The machine was exhibited at the Highland Society Show of August 1852 and in 1868 the society awarded Dr Bell "?1000 and piece of plate ... in appreciation of his services as the inventor of the first efficient reaping machine".

References

Bibliography

Melville ERROL (1935).

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