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Wallacetown, souterrain 300m ENE of

A Scheduled Monument in Almond and Earn, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3566 / 56°21'23"N

Longitude: -3.3653 / 3°21'55"W

OS Eastings: 315731

OS Northings: 719091

OS Grid: NO157190

Mapcode National: GBR 21.3KWX

Mapcode Global: WH6QL.8HQ9

Entry Name: Wallacetown, souterrain 300m ENE of

Scheduled Date: 12 February 2001

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM9456

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: souterrain, earth-house

Location: Dunbarney

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Almond and Earn

Traditional County: Perthshire


Late 18th century. 2-storey, 6-bay, asymmetrical long block of 2 paired houses. Rectangular-plan. Smooth render for 3 bays of no 11, wet dash to no 13. Cement- rendered margins.

N ELEVATION: No 11 and 13 comprised of 2 terraced houses originally of 3 bays each, now merged into one 5-bay house. 3 bay unit to left with door at centre, enlarged window to left and smaller window to right at ground. Window to left at 1st floor; enlarged windows at centre and right. 2 asymmetrical bays to right; window at ground and 1st floor of left bay; larger window at 1st floor outer right.

Plate glass sash and case and replacement plate glass, casement windows. Pantile roof with semi-circular coping to ridge, ashlar coping to skews. Squat, rendered and coped ridge stacks; evidence of thackstanes.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to our understanding of prehistoric settlement and economy. Its importance is increased by its proximity to other monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


No Bibliography entries for this designation

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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