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Enochdu, Dirnanean Steading, Steading House and Bothy Cottage

A Category B Listed Building in Blairgowrie and Glens, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7562 / 56°45'22"N

Longitude: -3.5278 / 3°31'40"W

OS Eastings: 306684

OS Northings: 763775

OS Grid: NO066637

Mapcode National: GBR KBNV.W5D

Mapcode Global: WH5MF.SF9Y

Entry Name: Enochdu, Dirnanean Steading, Steading House and Bothy Cottage

Listing Date: 26 September 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394960

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47627

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Moulin

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Parish: Moulin

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Late 1860s, later 19th century additions to steading, post 1930 dormers to domestic range. U-plan courtyard steading and single storey and attic, 7-bay domestic range (Steading House and Bothy Cottage) with gablehead dovecot to S. Rubble with squared granite margins and quoins.

S RANGE (STEADING HOUSE AND BOTHY COTTAGE):

S ELEVATION: symmetrical. Slightly advanced gabled bay to centre with narrow light and integral diminutive 5-hole dovecot (replaced 1989) with stone alighting ledge, flanking corbels/brackets? and apex; flanking bays each with window and timber door beyond, and single dormer window (asymmetrically aligned) above; broad outer bays with further advanced taller gables with window to each floor. All gableheads with decorative ironwork finial.

8-pane lying glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates. Coped ashlar ridge stacks with sawtooth-coped ashlar skews and moulded skewputts.

E RANGE: former threshing and straw barns (most internal divisions now removed) with detached later 19th century sawmill building to E. Wheelpit between this and threshing barn; rim-drive overshot wheel (now removed) formerly driving both machines. Lade formerly carried over roadway on raised aqueduct; sluice still in position.

N RANGE: covered cattle court with impressive scissor-truss and braced roof over wide span (possibly later 19th century).

W RANGE: entrance front with 2 piend-roofed stable blocks with lofts flanking entrance courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Group with Shepherds House (formerly listed as Farmhouse).

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