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Stracathro House

A Category A Listed Building in Stracathro, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7801 / 56°46'48"N

Longitude: -2.6141 / 2°36'50"W

OS Eastings: 362572

OS Northings: 765561

OS Grid: NO625655

Mapcode National: GBR WY.VVS1

Mapcode Global: WH8R2.TVC5

Plus Code: 9C8VQ9JP+29

Entry Name: Stracathro House

Listing Name: Stracathro House (Staff Residence of Stracathro Hospital)

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351770

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17803

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stracathro

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Brechin and Edzell

Parish: Stracathro

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Large symmetrical Graeco-Roman ashlar faced mansion 2 storey
on S.E. and 2-storey (later) attic and basement on N.W. with
single storey and basement wings: segmentally-arched terrace
at main block on N.W. S.E. frontage: 6-bay fluted corinthian
colonnade set in pilasters between balustraded 2 window
ends: centre 3 bays advanced with pediment as porte cochere
after manner of Carlton House London. Wings have tetrastyle
anta order with pediment: 7/8 window N.W. front with centre
tripartite at ground floor. Rusticated terrace and
basement. Interior: central hall, dome on pendentives marble
corinthian columns yellow scagliola walls: 3 notable N. rooms,
centre room has segmentally-arched ceiling and scagliola
columns; ceilings painted and stencilled; staircase Pompeian
red with decorative panels. Archibald Simpson (Aberdeen),
archt., begun 1827.

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