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Methven Castle

A Category A Listed Building in Methven, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4168 / 56°25'0"N

Longitude: -3.555 / 3°33'17"W

OS Eastings: 304166

OS Northings: 726040

OS Grid: NO041260

Mapcode National: GBR V4.8L1F

Mapcode Global: WH5NZ.CZD5

Entry Name: Methven Castle

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351888

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17895

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Methven

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

John Mylne (?) dated 1664. Square 4-storey block with
circular ogee roofed angle towers, rubble built. Twin
crowstepped gables on N. front with balustraded lead flat
between. Original front door replaced by arched fanlight
door piece and interior remodelled, 1800. (only centre N.
scale and platt stair surviving), E. 2-storey wing containing
new main staircase added, pinned whinstone with cherry
cocking. Tudor E. bay-window and N. addition, c.1815 probably
by J. Gillespie Graham, S. bay-window probably c.1860.
W. wing demolished.

Statement of Interest

Note similarity of features to Panmure House as first

built. (see Vitruvius Scoticus) and to Drummonie House

(1697-1703) which is one storey lower and without

towers but otherwise very similar in outline.

Porch demolished MAY 7, clocktower demolished c.1965.

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