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49 Muirs, the Muirs Inn Including Gatepiers and Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Kinross, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394688

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47316

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Kinross

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Kinross-shire

Traditional County: Kinross-shire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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