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Latitude: 56.8437 / 56°50'37"N
Longitude: -3.0993 / 3°5'57"W
OS Eastings: 333035
OS Northings: 773011
OS Grid: NO330730
Mapcode National: GBR WC.QXQN
Mapcode Global: WH6ND.C7CW
Entry Name: Clova, Kirkton Cottage
Listing Date: 15 January 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 336097
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4795
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Cortachy and Clova
Electoral Ward: Kirriemuir and Dean
Parish: Cortachy And Clova
Traditional County: Angus
Probably earlier 19th century. Single storey, 3-bay, symmetrical, harled rubble cottage with small lean-to outshot with catslide roof to rear. Boulder base. Central half-glazed timber-boarded front door with flanking windows to front elevation; gablehead stacks; small window to W gable; timber-boarded back door to outshot; some rooflights to rear elevation.
12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Coped stacks with yellow clay cans. Graded grey Scottish slate.
A small, traditional and little-altered cottage occupying a picturesque and relatively prominent position on the road out of Clova. A late 18th century map shows a group of 5 cottages grouped around the road at roughly this location, but the style of this cottage suggests a slightly later date than that: probably 1820s or 1830s. The old OS maps show the cottage with a long steading range behind it, which no longer stands.
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