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East Adamston

A Category B Listed Building in Auchterhouse, Angus

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5066 / 56°30'23"N

Longitude: -3.0912 / 3°5'28"W

OS Eastings: 332935

OS Northings: 735486

OS Grid: NO329354

Mapcode National: GBR VG.J5VK

Mapcode Global: WH6PY.HQ79

Entry Name: East Adamston

Listing Date: 26 August 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 338080

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB6487

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Auchterhouse

County: Angus

Parish: Auchterhouse

Locality: Monifieth and Sidlaw

Traditional County: Angus

Description

Earlier 19th century. Single and 2-storey, 3-bay, U-plan, classically styled farmhouse. Pink and buff rubble construction, ashlar dressings, piended slate roof. Margined windows (painted cement-rendered at S elevation), mostly 4- and 12-pane sash and case frames; deep eaves; prominent shouldered and corniced end and wallhead stacks.

S ELEVATION: door with plain margined doorcase, fanlight and block pediment at advanced central bay, 12-pane window at 1st floor; window at ground floor left and right with plain block canopy detail, 12-pane windows at 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: window at ground floor right at main house, window at ground floor and 2 windows at 1st floor of service wing at right.

E ELEVATION: main house at right blank, single storey projectin at left with bipartite window.

N ELEVATION: door at single storey link at centre, stair window at main house; 2-storey service wing projecting at left with window at ground floor, 1 window at ground and 2 at 1st floor right return; window at single storey wing at right.

INTERIOR: well stair with decorative cast-iron balusters; some early chimneypieces; some shutters and doors with fielded panels.

Statement of Interest

East Adamston was owned by the Duncans of Lundie, later of Camperdown during the 18th and 19th centuries. There is a lintel 'DY 1757' re-set into the east elevation of the adjacent steading.

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