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Kilgraston House

A Category A Listed Building in Almond and Earn, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3418 / 56°20'30"N

Longitude: -3.4163 / 3°24'58"W

OS Eastings: 312547

OS Northings: 717502

OS Grid: NO125175

Mapcode National: GBR 20.4DF9

Mapcode Global: WH6QK.HVDP

Entry Name: Kilgraston House

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335799

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4527

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunbarney

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Parish: Dunbarney

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Designed by Francis Grant (the proprietor, probably
with local professional assistance) after 1793. Adam
type classic with a variety of gothic and other unusual
detail. 2 storey and full basement. 9 window squared
droved rubble S. front, rusticated basement with doric
porch. Tetrastyle Corinthian composite pilastered
centrepiece, end bays advanced with pediments and
venetians with slim R doric columns at main floor.
Remainder rubble with ashlar dressings, corner pavilions
crenellated sides and back, hood moulds over main floor
venetians and gothic windows above. Fine classical
interior work, segmentally vaulted entrance hall staircase
& c. Poor addition on W., modern chapel school quadrangle
to rear.

Statement of Interest

The Estate was purchased from the Craigies by John Grant

in 1784. Sir Francis Grant P.R.A. was of that family.

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