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Kincardine Castle

A Category B Listed Building in Blackford, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.2838 / 56°17'1"N

Longitude: -3.6986 / 3°41'54"W

OS Eastings: 294942

OS Northings: 711446

OS Grid: NN949114

Mapcode National: GBR 1N.831H

Mapcode Global: WH5PP.5B13

Entry Name: Kincardine Castle

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 335825

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4550

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Blackford

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathallan

Parish: Blackford

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

1801/3. (Richard Crichton? c.f. parapet detail
Abercairny 1803). Single symmetrical 2-storey and
basement Gothic block, squared coursed rubble, N.W.
entrance front has 3-window centre, raised parapet (and
formerly crenellated canted porch with arches) between
octagonal turrets; single outer bays have canted oriels,
2 light windows above; N.E. and S.W. elevations 2-window
square-headed with hood moulds, modern addition at
former; S.E. front 3-window centre bow flanked by angle
turrets, 1-window either side, basement full storey this
elevation. Traceried metal parapet, stone at centre
features. Simple interior, entrance hall has arcaded
gothic cornice, detail otherwise mainly classical.

Statement of Interest

The stables are contemporary with the house but not of

much interest and partly altered. Parallel blocks, gables to

house have gothic 2-light features, the reutilitarian

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