Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
Liff And Benvie
NO 35244 30460
335244, 730460


Charles Kinnear (of Peddie and Kinnear), 1864. 2-storey and attic, irregular-plan, large French chateau style house. Snecked rubble, cream ashlar dressings, grey slate roof. Base course to advanced gables at S elevation, string course to 1st floor S, E and W elevations, deep bracketted eaves; single and bipartite windows with chamfered reveals, canted and rectangular window to S elevation, mostly 6-pane sash and case glazing, 3-pane (without vertical astragals) to principal S and W windows; plain moulded bargeboards, steeply pitched gables, corniced linked stacks. S ELEVATION: gable to centre right, splayed at angles, corbelled to square at eaves, tripartite projecting window to ground and 1st floor, gabled dormer to lean-to roof, exposed kingpost and collar to apex, weathervane finial, gabled dormer to right return; tripartite window and blank heraldic panel to left, 2 gabled windows breaking through eaves to 1st floor; canted gable to far left, crobelled to 1st floor, 4-light window to ground floor, bipartite to 1st breaking through eaves with blank heraldic panel and gabled dormerhead within facetted roof; lower 2-bay gabled wing to far right.

W ELEVATION: gable to left, splayed at angles, corbelled to square at eaves with 'PK' above left corbel, segmental window within square-headed moulded architrave (probably original main doorway), window to 1st floor, panel inscribed 'ISCI' to roofspace; bipartite window recessed to right, gabled dormerhead breaking through eaves; gable to far right, bipartite window to ground floor, single window to 1st.

E GABLE: harled ground floor, door to right, lean-to to re-entrant at far right, 2 windows to 1st floor.

N ELEVATION: 3 asymmetrical gables, W elevation return bay to right; modern entrance porch (replacing earlier castellated entrance) to right gable, various windows.

INTERIOR: substantially modernised.

GATEPIERS: 2 ashlar gatepiers with truncated pyramidal caps to S, modern gates and railings; sculptured bronze deer by David Annand.



Charles McKean and David Walker, DUNDEE, AN ILLUSTRATED INTRODUCTION (1985), p131.

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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