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Craigmill House And Stable Court, Craigmill Road

A Category B Listed Building in Monifieth and Sidlaw, Angus

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Latitude: 56.5052 / 56°30'18"N

Longitude: -3.0078 / 3°0'28"W

OS Eastings: 338063

OS Northings: 735243

OS Grid: NO380352

Mapcode National: GBR VJ.Z19J

Mapcode Global: WH7R3.RRWF

Plus Code: 9C8RGX4R+3V

Entry Name: Craigmill House And Stable Court, Craigmill Road

Listing Name: Craigmill Road, Craigmill House, Including Stable Court, Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 20 October 1991

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353279

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19039

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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Circa 1875. 2-storey, basement and attic, L-plan, 3-bay villa with L-plan stable court adjoining at rear. Stugged snecked rubble, ashlar dressings, slate roof. Bull-faced base course at S elevation; margined quoins at angles and majority of windows, chamfered at E and W gables; mannered, chamfered margind at S elevation. Single and bipartite windows (windows boarded up, but probably plate glass). Deep eaves with exposed rafter and purlin ends; plain bargeboards; shouldered stacks with moulded cornices.

S ELEVATION: 6-fielded-panel door with fanlight at centre re-entrant, blocked Doric pilastered doorpiece, block pediment above cornice, window at 1st floor, bipartite window at ground and 1st floor; bipartite window at ground and 1st floor left, gable above; advanced bay at right with full-height tripartite canted window, corbelled to square at attic level with initialled panel, window and gambrel roof.

E ELEVATION: gable at left with 2 windows at ground and 1st floor (window at 1st floor left cut-down as door with metal fire escape); service wing at right with later porch, windows at ground and ist floor; single storey half-piended roof bay at far right with various doors and openings.

W GABLE: 2 symmetrically placed windows at ground and 1st floor, round-headed window at attic.

N ELEVATION: single storey, flat-roofed addition at right, stair window above; service wing advanced at left with door and 4 windows at ground floor, 4 windows at 1st, near symmetrical.

STABLE COURT: single storey, L-plan, forming quadrangle with N elevation and service wing of house. Stugged snecked rubble slate roof. Various doors and windows to all elevations; 2-leaf carriage doors at S gable of W range.

GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: 2 square section gatepiers at W with indented angles, moulded and gabletted caps; round-coped rubble boundary wall adjoining extending around house to S, E and N.

Statement of Interest

Craigmill House was built for John Grant of Craig Mill. In 1881 Warden referred to a sculpted stone removed from the manse garden wall to a new mansion erected close to the site of the old parish manse by the Laird of Craig Mill. The house is boarded up (1991) and the interior was not inspected.

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