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Carronvale House, Larbert

A Category A Listed Building in Larbert, Falkirk

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Latitude: 56.0173 / 56°1'2"N

Longitude: -3.8188 / 3°49'7"W

OS Eastings: 286717

OS Northings: 681980

OS Grid: NS867819

Mapcode National: GBR 1J.SS1Z

Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.90RW

Plus Code: 9C8R258J+WF

Entry Name: Carronvale House, Larbert

Listing Name: Carronvale Road, 'Carronvale' (Boy's Brigade HQ)

Listing Date: 18 January 1988

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342947

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10487

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200342947

Location: Larbert

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Bonnybridge and Larbert

Parish: Larbert

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Extensively remodelled country house 1897, Sir John Burnet, architect, but incorporating walls of earlier house (18th century with 2 added wings in 1820s). Large 2-storey house with neo-Georgian details, planned around small internal court. Harled with ashlar dressings, modern red felt tiled roof. Entrance front, near symmetrical, 5-bay; central door, pilastered and consoled, (1897), 2 flanking windows with circa 1820 delicately carved consoled cornices. 2 wider advanced wings with canted ground floor windows, centre lights with curvilinear rail over casements, bipartite above, additional single storey projection to W. All other windows sash and case with 15-pane glazing. To E and W of main front set back bays with elaborately pilastered and decorated ashlar 1st floor facades. To W elevation ground floor verandah. To E lower service court (now altered) Interior: finely executed woodwork throughout: main front rooms with stained glass panels of castles.

Outer hall, marble floor and bold plain chimneypiece with columned overmantel: decorative Renaissance detail screen and internal porch. Panelled stair hall, stair with wine glass balusters, coved ceiling to upper landing supported on cherub consoles, screens at either end of landing, stained glass Art Nouveau stair window. Drawing Room, marble chimneypiece with overmantel incorporating cherubs and swags, deep frieze, plaster panelled ceiling, Former Library, 3 French windows with coloured glass, chimneypiece and overmantel, coved ceiling. Dining Room, elaborate chimneypiece with timber details rising to timber joisted ceiling. Simple but consistent detail in 1st floor rooms (2 amalgamated to front of house). Extensive walls (formerly part of walled garden and stable range to N and E.)

Statement of Interest

Remodelled for George Sheriff.

Up-graded from category B to A, 8 April 1993.

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