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Meggernie Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Highland, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5839 / 56°35'1"N

Longitude: -4.3562 / 4°21'22"W

OS Eastings: 255382

OS Northings: 746033

OS Grid: NN553460

Mapcode National: GBR HCM9.TKJ

Mapcode Global: WH3KK.1SW3

Entry Name: Meggernie Castle

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 347021

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB13812

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortingall

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

4 storey and attic tower-house with fine dormer heads and square pyramid roofed corbelled angle turrets. Enriched moulding to doorway. Ascribed by MacGibbon & Ross to early 17th cent. dated 1673 at dormer head. East wing added (? in 1673) 2 storey and attic, remodelled in manner of Bryce and 3 storey and attic section inserted dated 1848: eastern service (now entrance) court added early 19th century central gateway flanked by crenellated walls:

remodelled and south wall crenellated 1959. Harled and crowstepped throughout.

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