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KIRKTON OF STRATHMARTINE, CRAIGMOUNT HOUSE, INCLUDING GAME LARDERLB19041

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
10/12/1991
Local Authority
Angus
Planning Authority
Angus
Parish
Mains And Strathmartine
NGR
NO 37654 35919
Coordinates
337654, 735919

Description

Attributed to William Gillespie Lamond while draughtsman to C and L Ower (circa 1896-8), 1896. 2-storey and attic, basically rectangular -plan, gabelde villa. Snecked bull-faced rubble, ashlar dressings, grey slate roof, red tile platform roof at entrance porch and rectangular windows/verandah at S elevation. Base course; single, paired, tripartite and rectangular windows, plate glass sash and case glazing; deep eaves with plain bargeboards, moulded rafter ends, decorative corbels and bracesb to finialled dormerheads; corniced stacks, some shouldered and breaking eaves; cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative hoppers; decorative terracotta ridge tiles and cans.

W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: entrance porch at left with 3 windows, door with side lights and fanlight at right return approached by steps with coped wall, red tile platform roof; window at 1st floor gable above, ridge syack; prominent stack at right; window at ground floor far right, dormerheaded window at 1st floor.

S ELEVATION: tripartite rectangular windows at left and right with side ights, linked by platform roof slightly advanced at centre with 2 round-headed pendant arches forming verandah with red tile roof; 2 bipartites at 1st floor, gable with sculpted motif at left, dormerheaded at right.

E ELEVATION: window at ground floor left, 2 at 1st floor, hipped gable with stack breaking through eaves; single storey kitchen wing with various windows and platform roof advanced at right, clasping angle and extending to N elevation; dormerheaded window and adjoining stack above.

N ELEVATION: door and window at right return of kitchen wing at left, 3 windows at ground floor, bipartite stair window, bipartite dormer.

INTERIOR: encaustic tiles and stained glass window in porch; tripartite inner door with etched glass; original chimneypieces, joinery and furniture throughout; foliate and moulded cornices; boarded dado in cloakroom; scale and platt staircase with turned balusters; stained glass stair window.

GAME LARDER: rectangular-plan brick game larder built into fall of ground at NE angle; pyramidal slate roof, remains of apex vent; 2-leaf boarded door.

Statement of Special Interest

Craigmount House was built for Mrs Elizabeth Mount of South Balluderon (Telaling Parish). The Lamond attribution comes from Mrs Rennie Stewart, and is stylistically supported by the houses designed by Charles and Leslie Ower such as Seymour Lodge, 259 Perth Road, Dundee (1880).

References

Bibliography

Information ex Mrs W Rennie Stewart.

Valuation Roll, 1897-8.

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