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Latitude: 56.5416 / 56°32'29"N
Longitude: -3.5114 / 3°30'41"W
OS Eastings: 307158
OS Northings: 739866
OS Grid: NO071398
Mapcode National: GBR V4.MXV7
Mapcode Global: WH5NF.1V50
Plus Code: 9C8RGFRQ+JC
Entry Name: Murthly Castle
Listing Name: Murthly Castle
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 343722
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB11146
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Little Dunkeld
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Strathtay
Parish: Little Dunkeld
Traditional County: Perthshire
Tagged with: Castle
Large F-plan. Oldest part S.W. tower, 4-storey and attic 16th
cent. tower house probably incorporating earlier work:
turrets N.E. and S.W.; angle finial N.W. Early 17th cent.
onwards, additions on E 2-storey and attics (later remodelled
to 2-storey) with 4-storey crowstepped tower; T-plan addition
on N. 3-storey with swept dormer heads. 2-storey entrance
hall, pedimented with Venetian doorway at 1st floor level,
curved outside staircase with 3-arch loggia below c.1725-40
reputedly, and in the manner of Wm. Adam. Piend roof
addition to N. wing 3-storey c.1800. E. end of E. wing
reconstructed as dining-room with hammer beam roof, large
2-storey addition with square angle tower having pyramid roof (dormerheads of 1666, 1673, and 1677 incorporated) containing
notable ballroom and staircase with fine painted ceilings,
c.1875. Middle wing rebuilt 1893 A. Duncan (Clerk of Works,
Murthly) archt., (? from sketch designs by Leadbetter and
A Group with Walled Garden, garden house.
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