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Lawers House (Now School of Agriculture)

A Category A Listed Building in Strathearn, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.3842 / 56°23'3"N

Longitude: -3.9464 / 3°56'46"W

OS Eastings: 279920

OS Northings: 723029

OS Grid: NN799230

Mapcode National: GBR 1C.1MDX

Mapcode Global: WH4MV.CS0M

Entry Name: Lawers House (Now School of Agriculture)

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352155

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18152

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Monzievaird and Strowan

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathearn

Parish: Monzievaird And Strowan

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Originally: square 2-storey 9-window main block with lower
2-storey 2-window wings to E. & W. on S. side. Pedimented
S. frontage, centre of N. frontage flanked by shaped gables
with urns and paired arch-linked chimneys.
Rubble-built with margins and relieving arches. Wm. Adam,
Sr., arch., 1738. c.1810, 4-column R-doric porch and
centre attic added to N. front, and on S. front 1st floor
Ionic portico (original pediment re-used) with long
colonnades of slim unfluted G-doric columns at ground floor
connecting with single storey bow-fronted wings: also 1/2-
storey ashlar stable block with cupola clock tower over
entrance archway: Richard Crichton, architect. Adam wings
rebuilt to same height as centre block c.1840: ballroom
extended into portico at later date. Notable interiors of
Adam date and later.

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