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Balmuir, Balmuir House, Old Stable, Including Loupin on Stane, Gatepiers and Kennels

A Category B Listed Building in Monifieth and Sidlaw, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.4978 / 56°29'52"N

Longitude: -2.9735 / 2°58'24"W

OS Eastings: 340164

OS Northings: 734397

OS Grid: NO401343

Mapcode National: GBR Z9F.BH

Mapcode Global: WH7R4.9Y92

Entry Name: Balmuir, Balmuir House, Old Stable, Including Loupin on Stane, Gatepiers and Kennels

Listing Date: 10 December 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353270

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19031

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mains and Strathmartine

County: Angus

Electoral Ward: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Parish: Mains And Strathmartine

Traditional County: Angus

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Description

Earlier 18th century, kennels late 19th century, Single storey, rectangular-plan stable. Harl pointed rubble masonry, irregular pink sandstone quoins, stone slate roof. Flat-coped skews with moulded skew ends.

W GABLE: door at right, off-centre window at left with 6-pane glazing at top, boarded at bottom, arrow slit ventilator at gable.

S ELEVATION: dilapidated window at centre.

E GABLE: forms SW corner of Balmuir House garden wall; dilapidated window at left.

INTERIOR: stalls removed; boarded walls and coomb ceiling.

LOUPIN-ON-STANE AND GATEPIERS: situated at SW angle aligned with W gable; large stugged and squared rubble blocks forming 5 steps; 2 segmental-headed monolithic gatepiersm, 1 attached to loupin-on-stane.

KENNELS: adjoining N elevation of stable; 3 brick built lean-to kennels; plain cast-iron enclosing railings on low rubble wall; ruinous rubble built enclosure at left.

Statement of Interest

See NOTES to Balmuir House. The stable is probably contemporary with the original part of Balmuir House. The moulded skew ends are similar to those at the dovecotl listed spearately. Included in B Group with Balmuir House, dovecot, Garage Cottage, coach house/stables and walled kitchen garden.

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