Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 86884 93983
286884, 693983


Alfred Waterhouse RA 1885. Service court added Paul Waterhouse

1890 (east side only remains, remainder demolished 1963)

entrance front deepened in plan to provide additional

accommodation but reproducing original design and reusing

original materials, Paul Waterhouse 1919 Gothic, asymmetrical

simple distinctive detail, red snecked rubble slated. 2

storey and attic. Entrance on SE side, Gothic arched

doorpiece, SW ront wide 3 window gable loggia of 2 semi

elliptical arches on octagonal shaft, champered drawing room

bay corbelled to square at 1st floor, 2 stone dormers of 1

and 2 light, facade generally is treated in very shallow

relief. Unusual glazing with margin of narrow panels NW gable

has canted bay with very high roof. Interior original

throughout with one fine marble chimneypiece circa 1800

brought hither from Mount Melville. Central hall staircase

through two storeys of interesting plan ground floor has nich

tudor type pannelling, corner chimneypiece rich frieze. Other

interiors relatively plain (several chimneypieces have

excellent contemporary tiles) except for drawing room, early Reinaessance, slightly French treatment with semi-elliptical

arches at bay windowed section.



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We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

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