Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
NO 28523 31451
328523, 731451


Earlier 18th century. Rectangular-plan, lectern-type dovecot converted to cottage late 19th century, built on falling ground. Rubble construction, ashlar dressings, boulders at base course at SW angle, concrete cills and lintels, grey slate roof. Rat-course, stepped at end elevations. Bipartite 6-pane sash and case windows to front; crowstepped end walls with skewputts, 3 crowstepped ball-finialled pediments to N wall with 4 intersecting short stacks and cans.

S ELEVATION: (low end of lectern). Multi-pane glazed door with fanlight to centre, windows to left and right; left return elevation blank; modern conservatory to right return elevation.

N ELEVATION: door and window to right; pentice-roofed addition to left, door with gabled dormerhead, window to right return; modern harled gable end to conservatory at far left crowstepped in imitation of originals.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Special Interest

The crowstepped gables on the north wall are similar to those at Pitfour, Newbigging and Watterybutts. Formerly a Rossie estate building.



Lawrence Melville, THE FAIR LAND OF GOWRIE (1939), p90.

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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