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THE KNAPP, NEW MILL OF KNAPP, THE MILL HOUSELB13250

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
25/02/1993
Supplementary Information Updated
25/02/1993
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Longforgan
NGR
NO 28146 31520
Coordinates
328146, 731520

Description

Late 18th century, 1st floor earlier 19th century. 2-storey, rectangular- plan mill house, built on falling ground. Rubble construction, dry-dash to N elevation and E gable, ashlar dressings, brick end stacks on corniced bases. Shallow bracketted eaves; plain cast-iron rainwater goods. S elevation; partial boulder base course; sash and case windows, 3-pane to top, 2-pane to bottom, chamfered jambs to ground floor, stugged and margined to 1st; chamfered doorcase. N elevation; 8-lying-pane casement windows.

S ELEVATION: door to centre, window to left and right, 3 windows to 1st floor, narrow round-headed windows to central wallhead gable. Left return gable, lean-to with modern upper floor. Right return gable, blank.

N ELEVATION: door to centre, window to left and right.

INTERIOR: no features of special interest.

Statement of Special Interest

This house is B listed despite the small modern addition and unsympathetic dry dash to side and rear, on account of its apparent 18th century ground floor, prominent site and proximity to the mill. The Mill House is part of a B group with New Mill of Knapp and the Former Road Bridge over Knapp Burn. See also NOTES to New Mill of Knapp.

References

Bibliography

James Reid, THE DEVELOPMENT AND USE OF WATER POWER ON ROSSIE ESTATE (1974-5), unpublished dissertation, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art; OS map (1867).

About Listed Buildings

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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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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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