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Inchcoonans, ring-ditch 200m north west of

A Scheduled Monument in Carse of Gowrie, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.4002 / 56°24'0"N

Longitude: -3.239 / 3°14'20"W

OS Eastings: 323625

OS Northings: 723788

OS Grid: NO236237

Mapcode National: GBR 26.0Q9L

Mapcode Global: WH6QG.6DWF

Entry Name: Inchcoonans, ring-ditch 200m NW of

Scheduled Date: 12 February 1999

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7224

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: house

Location: Errol

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Carse of Gowrie

Traditional County: Perthshire


Later 19th century. 2-storey and attic 3-bay hotel. Coursed and stugged cream sandstone ashlar with polished dressings; hotel elevations with polished ashlar at ground framed by base and band courses. Chamfered arrises. Segmental-headed timber dormers.

E (PRINCIPAL - MARKET SQUARE) ELEVATION: 2-leaf fielded panelled door at centre flanked by large bipartite plate glass windows. 3 windows at 1st floor with moulded architraves. Rusticated giant corner pilasters with ball finials; cornice and blocking course with carved plaque DUNLOP TRUST at centre. 3 dormers.

N (GOLDEN SQUARE) ELEVATION: 4-bay; hotel front at ground. Left bay with blind window to both floors and shouldered wallhead stack; inner left bay with blind window at ground, window at 1st floor and dormer. 2 right bays advanced; 3-bay shopfront at ground with door (as above) at centre flanked by large 4-pane shop windows. 1st floor with bipartite window to right and single to left; 2 dormers.

S (SOUTH STREET) ELEVATION: 4-bay. Left bay with bipartite windows to both floors and dormer; centre left bay with modern glazed door at ground and 2 stair windows above, upper breaking eaves and corniced; centre right bay with closet windows to both floors; right bay with sunken basement window, blind windows to ground and 1st floors and shouldered wallhead stack.

4-pane timber sash and case windows. Mansard roofs; grey slates; rebuilt and rendered stacks.

INTERIOR: much altered.

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 monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland


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Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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