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GAGIE, GAGIE HOUSE WALLED GARDEN AND SUNDIALLB19005

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Group Category Details
100000019
Date Added
11/06/1971
Local Authority
Angus
Planning Authority
Angus
Parish
Murroes
NGR
NO 44909 37546
Coordinates
344909, 737546

Description

Walled garden early 17th century; sundial dated 1766.

WALLED GARDEN: 3 sides of a rectangle adjoining house at S, formerly a defensive barmkin, circa 1614. Drystone coursed rubble, some remaining moulded coping stones and shot holes. 2 entrance gates, 1 with round- headed stone gabled overthrow. Later lower wall with railings linking to house at NW.

SUNDIAL: baluster shaped moulded ashlar column on plinth; metal dial (now stored in house) dated MDCCLXVI.

Statement of Special Interest

There are several ancient yew trees between the house and sundial. In an A group with Gagie House, Summerhouse, Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls, Outer Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls, Coach House/Stable, and Home Farm. See also NOTES for Gagie House.

References

Bibliography

David MacGibbon and Thomas Ross, THE CASTELLATED AND DOMESTIC ARCHITECTURE OF SCOTLAND (1892), vol V, p9275-278; McKean and Walker (1985), p116.

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