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Latitude: 56.2111 / 56°12'40"N
Longitude: -3.4249 / 3°25'29"W
OS Eastings: 311717
OS Northings: 702972
OS Grid: NO117029
Mapcode National: GBR 1Z.DQJX
Mapcode Global: WH6RB.C4BT
Entry Name: 49 Muirs, the Muirs Inn Including Gatepiers and Boundary Walls
Listing Date: 2 August 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394688
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47316
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Kinross-shire
Traditional County: Kinross-shire
18th century. 2-storey, 6-bay (bays grouped 3-3), rectangular-plan, traditional Inn. Harled with stone cills and painted margins.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: main door in small slated porch in bay to left of centre with 2 windows beyond to left, further door in penultimate bay to right with windows in flanking bays. Regular fenestration abutting eaves at1st floor.
W (MUIRS) ELEVATION: blank gabled elevation with hanging sign in gablehead.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: 3 windows irregularly disposed at ground floor, and 3 further windows close to eaves at 1st floor, all openings small. Boundary wall abutting to right of centre, and flat-roofed 2-storey extension adjoining at outer left.
Plate glass glazing in top-opening windows (possibly with timber sash and case windows to smallest openings at rear). Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with thackstanes and ashlar-coped skews.
GATEPIERS AND BOUNDARY WALLS: pyramidally-coped, square-section ashlar gatepiers with flat coped boundary walls.
Situated in a prominent position at the northern entrance to Kinross, this little altered example of a traditional Fife building was probably erected as coaching (?) inn.
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