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Myreside Including Boundary Walls

A Category C Listed Building in Errol, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.408 / 56°24'28"N

Longitude: -3.2646 / 3°15'52"W

OS Eastings: 322059

OS Northings: 724687

OS Grid: NO220246

Mapcode National: GBR 25.0BJN

Mapcode Global: WH6QF.T6LD

Entry Name: Myreside Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 21 September 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395597

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48191

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Errol

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Carse of Gowrie

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Dated 1864, enlarged. Single and 2-storey, 4-bay gabled farmhouse. Whitewashed polychrome brick. Segmental-headed openings.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: advanced gable to right of centre with window to each floor, window to each floor of set-back bay to outer right with full-height stepped chimney breast in re-entrant. Small gabled porch with window projecting to left of centre, later lean-to porch in re-entrant, further window set-back beyond.

SW ELEVATION: broad low gable with window to right, full-height stepped chimney breast with narrow light to left, small incised dated stone in gablehead.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: advanced gable to left with pentice-roofed bay at ground, window above and dominant shouldered stack to right. Flat-roofed extension in re-entrant to right.

NE ELEVATION: later gable to left with window at 1st floor, further fixed window (altered from door) set-back to right.

4- and 8-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows except to NW extension. Graded grey slates. Coped polychrome brick stacks, 1 cavetto-coped and diamond-aligned, with some cans. Overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding and decorative braces; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: retains timber fire surrounds.

Statement of Interest

Myreside was built for Megginch Estate along with nearby 'Oldwood' and 'Balmalcolm', of similar design and both dated 1863 though altered.

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