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- Category: A
- Date Added: 05/10/1971
- Local Authority: Perth And Kinross
- Planning Authority: Perth And Kinross
- Parish: St Madoes
National Grid Reference
- NGRNO 19948 20880
- Coordinates319948, 720880
Robert Adam 1784. Roman Castellated. Main block 3-storey
and battered full basement with circular angle towers,
centre S. bow, rubble whinstone with sandstone dressings.
N. courtyard with single storey and loft stable block also
with round towers, hemicycle wall to E. Additions William
Burn 1825, new Library and circular music room to N.W.,
clock tower at S.W., N.E. stable block tower raised; his
entrance hall removed 1964 and re-instatement of N. front
to original design in hand 1966. Interior; oral staircase
with dome figure panels by Zucchi; good chimney-pieces,
plasterwork fairly simple.
Statement of Special Interest
East wing was destroyed by fire July 1969.
N.S.A. vX p.627
No plans survive at Soane Museum. Date obtained from Steuart
Richardson family by present owner. Design transitional stage
between Oxenfoord (1780) and Dalquharran (1786) and closely
related to Seton (1789) (1789) in N. elevations. No plans at
S.N.B.R. for Burn additions but T.L. Donaldson, Memoir of the late William Burn in T.R.I.B.A. 28th March 1870.
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