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Walled Garden With Sundial, William Simpson's Home, Plean

A Category B Listed Building in Bannockburn, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.0589 / 56°3'32"N

Longitude: -3.8653 / 3°51'55"W

OS Eastings: 283943

OS Northings: 686689

OS Grid: NS839866

Mapcode National: GBR 1G.Q7M2

Mapcode Global: WH4PF.LZL1

Plus Code: 9C8R345M+HV

Entry Name: Walled Garden With Sundial, William Simpson's Home, Plean

Listing Name: William Simpson's Home and Walled Garden, Plean

Listing Date: 5 September 1973

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 348837

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB15285

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200348837

Location: St Ninians

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Bannockburn

Parish: St Ninians

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

Tagged with: Sundial Walled garden

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William Stirling 1833-37 and circa 1860. Original house,
walled enclosure with ashlar copes.
symmetrical picturesque design, basement (with good railed
Glasshouse to NW wall, potting sheds against outside wall.
area) ground floor and attic. Carefully droved ashlar with
Sundial with facetted head to plinth, dial engraved "William
finely droved dressings, chamfered angles with hook-stops.
Simpson's Home, 1838".
Entrance to N in slightly recessed panel with decorative
fanlight. Lying-pane glazing, 8 and 12-pane, stilted gablets
to attic windows, 2-window bow to E. Addition to W in similar
style, layer windows, 4-pane glazing. Single storey range at
W with deep verandahs; slate roofs, ridge stalks with diamond
flues (some cut-down). Walled garden to N, square rubble

Statement of Interest

Used to be an old People's Home.

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