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Dunaird House, St Mary's Road, Torr Hill, Birnam

A Category B Listed Building in Little Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.5583 / 56°33'29"N

Longitude: -3.5732 / 3°34'23"W

OS Eastings: 303403

OS Northings: 741814

OS Grid: NO034418

Mapcode National: GBR V3.CV2R

Mapcode Global: WH5ND.2FR5

Plus Code: 9C8RHC5G+8P

Entry Name: Dunaird House, St Mary's Road, Torr Hill, Birnam

Listing Name: Dunaird House, Torr Hill, Birnam

Listing Date: 16 February 1976

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343664

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB11094

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200343664

Location: Little Dunkeld

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathtay

Parish: Little Dunkeld

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Dated 1865. Baronial mansionhouse of picturesque outline,
2-storey and attic asymmetrical rubble-built with rock-faced
dressings, square and circular turret features, straight
skewed gables and slated roofs.

Statement of Interest

Items 68-100 form B group with items 18-20 in original list.

An outstanding example of an early-mid Victorian Highland resort in a setting of great natural beauty, built mainly

following the opening of the Perth and Dunkeld Railway in 1856. In 1865 it was noted that the trade of Dunkeld and

Birnam had suffered with the extension of the Railway. The main development was thus between 1856 and 1863, when Birnam was the terminus.

Very completely preserved to date St Mary's Tower and Birnam House being the only serious losses while the only intrusion of any consequence has been a modern bungalow inserted between Birnam Hotel and Oransay.

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