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Gagie, Gagie House Walled Garden and Sundial

A Category B Listed Building in Murroes, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5267 / 56°31'36"N

Longitude: -2.8971 / 2°53'49"W

OS Eastings: 344909

OS Northings: 737546

OS Grid: NO449375

Mapcode National: GBR VM.CWHJ

Mapcode Global: WH7R5.G6NW

Entry Name: Gagie, Gagie House Walled Garden and Sundial

Listing Date: 11 June 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353241

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19005

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Murroes

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Walled garden early 17th century; sundial dated 1766.

WALLED GARDEN: 3 sides of a rectangle adjoining house at S, formerly a defensive barmkin, circa 1614. Drystone coursed rubble, some remaining moulded coping stones and shot holes. 2 entrance gates, 1 with round- headed stone gabled overthrow. Later lower wall with railings linking to house at NW.

SUNDIAL: baluster shaped moulded ashlar column on plinth; metal dial (now stored in house) dated MDCCLXVI.

Statement of Interest

There are several ancient yew trees between the house and sundial. In an A group with Gagie House, Summerhouse, 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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