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Megginch Castle, West Lodge and Gatepiers

A Category C Listed Building in Errol, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4074 / 56°24'26"N

Longitude: -3.2348 / 3°14'5"W

OS Eastings: 323896

OS Northings: 724594

OS Grid: NO238245

Mapcode National: GBR 26.0C6Z

Mapcode Global: WH6QG.86VT

Entry Name: Megginch Castle, West Lodge and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 9 June 1981

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343525

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10970

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Errol

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Carse of Gowrie

Parish: Errol

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Circa 1800. Single storey and attic, 3-bay lodge house. Snecked rubble with squared rubble quoins (alternately raised) and some ashlar margins. Timber mullions.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: panelled timber door to centre bay, canted oriel to left and blank bay to right.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: semi-derelict elevation with some small square openings and paired diamond-aligned stacks to left of centre.

NW ELEVATION: small square window in bay to left.

Remains of leaded diamond-pattern glazing in timber sash and case and casement windows. Some grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks. Overhanging eaves.

GATEPIERS: dome-finialled circular ashlar gatepiers with ironwork gates.

Statement of Interest

In poor condition at resurvey (2000). Megginch Castle estate includes Chapel, Gothic Arch, Icehouse, Kennels Cottage, Kingdom Farmhouse, North Lodges, Stables (with Dovecot), Walled Gardens and Wardheads all listed separately.

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