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Abbey Craig,fort

A Scheduled Monument in Stirling North, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.1388 / 56°8'19"N

Longitude: -3.9176 / 3°55'3"W

OS Eastings: 280934

OS Northings: 695662

OS Grid: NS809956

Mapcode National: GBR 1D.K7VJ

Mapcode Global: WH4P0.SYNT

Entry Name: Abbey Craig,fort

Scheduled Date: 16 June 1966

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM2542

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: fort (includes hill and promontory fort)

Location: Logie (Stirling)

County: Stirling

Electoral Ward: Stirling North

Traditional County: Perthshire


James Hill, 1788-94. Mirrored pair of 3-storey and attic, 3-bay classical former houses on ground falling to N (front). Droved cream ashlar with polished dressings. Cill course at ground; eaves course. Architraved corniced doorpieces with fluted friezes to inner bays; plate glass fanlights; deep-set doors, flush-panelled to No 4. No 2 with blind window at centre 2nd floor and pair of piend-roofed dormers. No 4 with mansard with 3 dormers.

Irregular coursed rubble gable with windows to left, and later bay to S. 2-storey and attic 2-bay rear elevation with projecting bay to right.

Timber sash and case 12-pane windows; plate glass at ground and 1st floor of No 2. Ashlar coped skews; stone stacks; grey slates.

INTERIOR: not seen 1995.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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