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Old House of Gask

A Category B Listed Building in Findo Gask, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3509 / 56°21'3"N

Longitude: -3.628 / 3°37'40"W

OS Eastings: 299488

OS Northings: 718806

OS Grid: NN994188

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.3T1N

Mapcode Global: WH5PB.7MNP

Entry Name: Old House of Gask

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343786

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB11208

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Findo Gask

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Parish: Findo Gask

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Extensive 17th century courtyard house. Considerably reconstructed 1932. West wing (Jacobite Hall) rebuilt from ruins three-storey rubble built, crowstepped and pantiled with swept dormer heads. Arched north gateway with bellcote over dated 1632. Ruined south wing two-storey with sculptured dormer heads dated 1641, circular angle tower at southeast with later thatched roof. Lead tank dated 1740.

Two sundials, one with four circular vertical dials and ball finial on baluster, one obelisk sundial, also with ball finial, probably 17th century.

Statement of Interest

Historic interest. The Auld Hoose of Lady Nairne's song.

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