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MARYWELL, STEADING, INCLUDING OUTBUILDINGLB13290

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
25/02/1993
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Longforgan
NGR
NO 27275 32413
Coordinates
327275, 732413

Description

Later 19th century. U-plan steading unusual for its timber construction. Concrete base, vertically boarded on timber frame, slate roof, overlapping ventilation slates to S and E pitches. Piended roof to N range, gable ends to S of E and W ranges.

N ELEVATION: 2 doors to centre, large entrances to left and right,

2 rooflights.

E ELEVATION: 2 cart entrances to centre, door to left, 3 rooflights.

S ELEVATION: recessed bay to centre, swept roof over feeding troughs, large triangular rooflight; gable advanced to left, opening to ground and 1st floor; lower gable advanced to right with door.

W ELEVATION: door and window to right, blank bay slightly advanced to left.

INTERIOR: apparently little altered layout; timber and concrete trevises and hecks.

OUTBUILDING: rectangular-plan outbuilding to N, concrete frame, boarded and concrete walls, open slate roof; large corrugated metal roof lean-to to W.

Statement of Special Interest

This steading is unusual on account of its being of timber construction upon a concrete base, in appearance resembling amongst others, agricultural buildings of North America. Built by the Rossie Estate, it is prominently situated on the brow of a hill, and in an increasingly dilapidated condition. The single storey cottage to the eat is dated 1879, and not listed. The steading first appears on the 1900 OS map.

References

Bibliography

OS maps, (1867), (1900).

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