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Gagie, Gagie House, Summerhouse

A Category A Listed Building in Murroes, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5269 / 56°31'36"N

Longitude: -2.8966 / 2°53'47"W

OS Eastings: 344940

OS Northings: 737564

OS Grid: NO449375

Mapcode National: GBR VM.CP5G

Mapcode Global: WH7R5.G6WR

Entry Name: Gagie, Gagie House, Summerhouse

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353240

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19004

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Murroes

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Formerly dated 1762. Singe storey, rectangular-plan, Renaissance-style summerhouse, adjoining lower garden wall. Buff ashlar sandstone, rubble at sides and rear, stone slate mono-pitched roof.

FRONT ELEVATION: 2 open, keystoned round-headed arches with Doric pilasters, impost blocks, triglyph frieze, dentilled cornice; 3-course parapet attic with Aberdeen bond masonry, flat-coped with 3 rectangular banded ball finials on plinths, datestone at centre ?17–?.

SIDE ELEVATIONS: flat-coped skews; blank at left, window and small opening at right.

Statement of Interest

The 2 final digits on the datestone are now indecipherable but 1762 is shown on the sketch in MacGibbon and Ross. The sculpted stone showing the Guthrie arms and ?WG 1614? has been removed to Guthrie Castle, Angus. The summerhouse was restored by the present owner Mr France Smoor. In an A group with Gagie House, Walled Garden and Sundial, Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls, Outer Gatepiers and Adjoining Walls, Coach House/Stable, and Home Farm. See also NOTES for Gagie House.

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