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Clova, Kirkton Cottage

A Category C Listed Building in Kirriemuir and Dean, Angus

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336097

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB4795

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cortachy and Clova

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Kirriemuir and Dean

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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