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MONZIE CASTLELB5779

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
A
Date Added
05/10/1971
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Crieff
NGR
NN 87379 24502
Coordinates
287379, 724502

Description

Original part: 3-storey L-plan with carved dormer heads

to windows and pedimented doorway dated 1634. Rubble built.

Scratch dials at several of windows and at S.E. angle.

Notable fireplace within having large lintel with swags

and coat of arms dated 1634, c. 1785-90. 3-storey mansion

in Adam castellated manner added with 4 corner towers

and bowed 4-storey centre section, rubble built: John

Paterson (Edinburgh) archt. Interior rebuilt after fire

by Sir Robert Lorimer, archt., 1908-12, notable wood and

plasterwork, retaining two notable marble fireplaces

of c. 1725. salvaged from the fire.

Statement of Special Interest

O.S.A. XV 254 refers to an artificial mount 70' high

"opposite to the foot of the principal entry" of Monzie

Castle crowned by an hexagonal Chinese temple 14' x 12'

14' h., an open columnar structure with pointed roof balcony

and a 4' bell cote. This had evidently disappeared by

the time of Neale's visit.

References

Bibliography

Neale, Seats.

N.S.A. v. X, pp.203, 275.

Scotia Depicta, pl XV 1804.

Scottish Field Aug. 1956

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