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Lynedoch Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Methven, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4409 / 56°26'27"N

Longitude: -3.5667 / 3°34'0"W

OS Eastings: 303504

OS Northings: 728734

OS Grid: NO035287

Mapcode National: GBR V3.M39L

Mapcode Global: WH5NZ.5CVP

Plus Code: 9C8RCCRM+98

Entry Name: Lynedoch Cottage

Listing Name: Lynedoch Cottage

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 351892

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB17899

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Methven

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Parish: Methven

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Probably c.1790 (James Playfair?) Single-storey with droved
ashlar front; centre door and 2 2-light windows set in
arches of vermiculated rustication. Piend roof.

Statement of Interest

Former lodge of Lynedoch Cottage, which Lord Lynedoch

converted from a farmhouse before 1789 possibly to designs

by J. Playfair. C.H. Tatham exhibited designs for it at the

R.A. in 1807-09. W.H. Playfair did work there 1832 (Plans,

Edinburgh University)

Abandoned after Lord Lynedoch died and later demolished.

Thatched: photograph in ruinous state and sketch of it

complete as in 1850 in Graham Murray sketch book in Sandeman

Library Perth. Old farmhouse in centre with 3 swept

dormers and conservatory in front. Single storey asymmetrical

wings; log colonnate to E. See also The Beautiful Mrs.

Graham.

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