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Binn Cottage And Monument, Parenwell

A Category B Listed Building in Cleish, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.1562 / 56°9'22"N

Longitude: -3.3834 / 3°23'0"W

OS Eastings: 314169

OS Northings: 696811

OS Grid: NT141968

Mapcode National: GBR 21.J1W1

Mapcode Global: WH6RK.0J4F

Plus Code: 9C8R5J48+FM

Entry Name: Binn Cottage And Monument, Parenwell

Listing Name: Parenwell, the Binn Cottage and Monument Set into Front Garden Wall

Listing Date: 24 October 1984

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336697

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5285

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cleish

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Kinross-shire

Parish: Cleish

Traditional County: Kinross-shire

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Cottage: early 19th century, probably replacing earlier
cottage near the site. Rubble-built single storey,
3-bay cottage with lower 2-bay wing set back on west gable;
central projecting porch, 4-pane glazing pattern. End
stacks pantiled roof, slate easing course, low front retaining
wall incorporating remains of earlier cottage, a lintel
dated 1761 survives. Monument: Set into wall (evidence of
blocked window to left). 2 margined panels set one above
the other with a simple crowning pediment. Probably late 18th
century. Inscription on top panel indecipherable, that
to lower, relating freehold status quoted in notes.

Statement of Interest

Inscription on monument: "Sir Michael Malcolm of the house

by..... action in the Court of Session (of much curiosity)

was in 1766 put upon the roll of Kinross-shire Freeholders

for Binn the Estate being restored as twenty shillings

lands of old extents and so was said not to be a 40 shilling


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