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Smithy Loan, Woodend Including Boundary Wall

A Category C Listed Building in Dunblane, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1886 / 56°11'18"N

Longitude: -3.9607 / 3°57'38"W

OS Eastings: 278412

OS Northings: 701283

OS Grid: NN784012

Mapcode National: GBR 1B.G44V

Mapcode Global: WH4NT.4Q63

Entry Name: Smithy Loan, Woodend Including Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 28 October 1976

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 363024

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26403

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunblane

County: Stirling

Town: Dunblane

Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

William Stirling II, 1840. 2-storey, 3-bay, asymmetrical, L-plan gabled villa. Red sandstone rubble with yellow ashlar margins. Long and short quoins, plain, chamfered architraves to openings. Overhanging eaves barge boarded to gables.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: stone steps to centre, astragalled, glazed timber door; bracketed gabled slated, timber canopy above; window to 1st floor. 2-storey, advanced canted bay to left. Fenestrated, gabled bay to right.

SE (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration, advanced gabled bay to left, single storey, lean-to conservatory; bowed stair tower to re-entrant angle.

NE (SIDE) ELEVATION: gable end; windows to left of ground and 1st floor.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: 3-bay. Regular fenestration, slightly advanced gabled bay to right.

12-pane, timber-framed, sash and case windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Coped gable and ridge stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

BOUNDARY WALL: low, rubble with later gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Woodend was built as Stirling's own house. William Stirling II was the nephew of the elder and more prolific William Stirling, architect of the Jacobethan Holmehill House (demolished).

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