Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Supplementary Information Updated
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
NO 27784 31730
327784, 731730


Mid 19th century; launder trough dated 1912. Single storey and basement, T-plan sawmill built on falling ground. Dark rubble, stugged red ashlar dressings, piended slate roof, timber addition with corrugated metal roof. Large iron frame overshot waterwheel with timber buckets at W elevation.

E ELEVATION: gable advanced to centre, large sliding door; bay recessed to right, full-width timber opening; single storey and basement, pentice- roofed timber addition to left re-entrant, various lattice- paned windows.

S ELEVATION: gable to left, full-width timber opening at principal floor; addition to right, large sliding door to basement, 8-pane window to principal floor.

W ELEVATION: waterwheel to centre with corrugated metal pentice roof canopy, concrete launder trough to left (inscribed RP 1912 WS), lattice- paned window to right; large rooflight.

N ELEVATION: blank, built into fall of ground.

Statement of Special Interest

The sawmill is part of a B group with Rossie Estate Sawmill Stables and Rossie Estate Sawmill Seasoning Shed, both listed in Inchture Parish, Perth and Kinross District. The wheel was operating the mill until the early 1970s, when new electrically driven machinery was installed.



OS map (1867).

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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