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Murroes, Murroes Primary School, Former School House, Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Murroes, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5158 / 56°30'56"N

Longitude: -2.9049 / 2°54'17"W

OS Eastings: 344416

OS Northings: 736339

OS Grid: NO444363

Mapcode National: GBR VM.DF70

Mapcode Global: WH7R5.BHZ8

Entry Name: Murroes, Murroes Primary School, Former School House, Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 10 December 1991

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353254

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19016

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Murroes

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Parish: Murroes

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey, T-plan, former school house. Snecked rubble, stugged and margined ashlar dressings, slate roof. Plate glass and 2-pane sash and case windows, chamfered jambs; deep eaves to gables with plain bargeboards, exposed posts and ties and decorative cast-iron finials.

S ELEVATION: door and window to platform-roofed porch to centre re-entrant, window to left, window to 1st floor above porch; gable advanced to right, bipartite window to ground floor, window to 1st.

E ELEVATION: slightly advanced gable to centre, single window to ground and 1st floor, coped gable stack with original cans rising through eaves.

W GABLE: bipartite window to ground floor, single window to 1st.

N ELEVATION: door to single storey lean-to to centre re-entrant, glass brick window to right, windows to 1st floor, shouldered wallhead stack to right (upper part rebuilt in brick), single storey coal cellar block advanced to right with door, window and coal opening, half-piended roof; gable advanced to far left with window to ground and 1st floor.

INTERIOR: not seen.

BOUNDARY WALL: rubble-coped rubble boundary wall to S, E and W.

Statement of Interest

The house is important in its relation to the neighbouring school.

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