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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NJ 6234 55328
306234, 855328


J M Dick Peddie, 1909 - 11; service wing additions, 1907.

Edwardian classical, substantial 2-storey mansion. Coursed

rubble, tooled and polished ashlar dressings and margins. E

facing entrance front with W garden elevation.

12-bay E front with slightly advanced centre 2 and outer 2

bays; wide segmental pediment to centre fronted by porte

cochere supported by 2 sets paired Roman Doric columns;

panelled entrance door with narrow side lights. paired 1st

floor windows with moulded lintels and Gibbsian detailing;

coat of arms in centre of tympanum; channelled ashlar angle

pilaster strips.

W GARDEN FRONT: symmetrical 2-storey and attic 10-bay W front

with wide advanced outer bays each with shallow projecting

bowed 3-light window rising full-height; centre 2 bays

defined by giant channelled angle pilaster strips under wide segmental-headed pediment with tympanum crest; long

multi-pane glazed French windows in bays 3 and 8; 6

segmental-headed dormers.

Longer windows in ground floor than 1st; 12- and 15-pane

glazing; channelled ashlar quoins to all projecting bays;

deep ashlar base course. Panelled coped end and ridge stacks;

piended slate roofs.

Lower 1907 2-storey service wing at S gable.

INTERIOR: spacious austere interior with simple detailing.

Central vaulted top lit stairhall with arcaded screen

supported by paired Roman Doric columns; wooden staircase

with balusters and wide moulded handrail.

DRAWING ROOM: simple chimneypiece at each end with mantel

shelf supported by paired slender columns, sliding doors

divide room. Simple moulded cornices; beaded panelled window

shutters and doors, moulded door frames.

GATEPIERS: sited at road end of long driveway (NJ 066 557).

Probably 1776 and removed to present site from former Blervie

House, now Blervie Mains House. Tall pair square polished

ashlar piers, panelled; deep moulded cornice with stepped cap

supporting swagged urn with fluted base. No gates.

Statement of Special Interest

Built by Captain H B Galloway, 7th Seaforths, killed in

action, 1915.



Plans and drawings with Dick Peddie and Mackay, Edinburgh.

National Monuments Record of Scotland.

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Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

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