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- Category: A
- Date Added: 05/10/1971
- Local Authority: Perth And Kinross
- Planning Authority: Perth And Kinross
- Parish: Kinfauns
National Grid Reference
- NGR: NO 15046 22647
- Coordinates: 315046, 722647
Sir Robert Smirke, dated 1825. Large castellated mansion, droved ashlar 2-storey with 3-storey towers, asymmetrical composition; south frontage 160', east frontage 233' with porte cochere; large terrace with angle bastions.
Interior; fine gothic E. corridor, public rooms survive
largely unaltered with good plasterwork, very fine
library. Staircase and 1st floor corridor replaced in
Scots-renaissance manner. Deas c.1912.
Statement of Special Interest
Hooker, Perthshire Illustrated, p.28
N.S.A. v.X, p.1215
Melville, Fair Land of Gowrie, p.21
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