Listed Building

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LONGFORGAN, MAIN STREET, MODWENNA (FORMER MANSE), INCLUDING GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLLB13284

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Longforgan
NGR
NO 30999 29966
Coordinates
330999, 729966

Description

David Neave, 1823-4. 2-storey, cross-plan former manse with single storey service wing. Rubble masonry, dressings originally droved ashlar now mostly refaced with concrete and stugged, piended slate roof. Mostly 12-pane sash and case windows, raised margins to bowed bays at S; eaves course, ridge stacks to front of house, tall wallhead stack to rear; cast-iron rainwater goods.

W ELEVATION: entrance porch at left re-entrant, window to left,

2 windows to 1st floor, small window to gable advanced at right.

S ELEVATION: 5-bay, symmetrical; 3 centre bays advanced and bowed with quoin strips.

E ELEVATION: blank bay advanced at left; 3 bays recessed to right, modern door to centre, bipartite window to left, modern window in reduced opening to right and at 1st floor left, 12-pane sash and case window to 1st floor right; single storey service wing with 2 windows and doors advanced t far right.

N ELEVATION: bay to right with 24-pane sash and case windows; single storey service wing slightly advanced at left with 2 windows.

INTERIOR: flying stair with decorative cast-iron balusters, domed stairwell with pointed astragalled rooflight; decorative cornices; some original chimneypieces, doors and shutters.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALL: ashlar-coped rubble wall adjoining N wall of church hall, footgate to left, 2 pyramidal-capped ashlar gatepiers to far left.

Statement of Special Interest

The manse coach house/stable to the north is now converted to the Church Hall, and with the gatepiers and boundary wall is the property of the church. The boundary wall to the west forms part of Longforgan Parish Church Churchyard, listed above. The single storey service wing does not appear on Neave?s drawings.

References

Bibliography

NSA (1844), vol X, p419; book of drawings, RHP 3899.

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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