Murthly Castle

Perth and Kinross, Scotland

City/Town/Village: Caputh
District: Perth and Kinross
County: Perth and Kinross
Latitude/Longitude: 56.5416, -3.51142
Postcode: PH1 4JH
(postcode is for sat-nav purposes only, and may not represent the actual address of the castle)

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Murthly Castle is a Listed Building. Here's what the official description says about it:

Large F-plan. Oldest part S.W. tower, 4-storey and attic 16th
cent. tower house probably incorporating earlier work:
turrets N.E. and S.W.; angle finial N.W. Early 17th cent.
onwards, additions on E 2-storey and attics (later remodelled
to 2-storey) with 4-storey crowstepped tower; T-plan addition
on N. 3-storey with swept dormer heads. 2-storey entrance
hall, pedimented with Venetian doorway at 1st floor level,
curved outside staircase with 3-arch loggia below c.1725-40
reputedly, and in the manner of Wm. Adam. Piend roof
addition to N. wing 3-storey c.1800. E. end of E. wing
reconstructed as dining-room with hammer beam roof, large
2-storey addition with square angle tower having pyramid roof (dormerheads of 1666, 1673, and 1677 incorporated) containing
notable ballroom and staircase with fine painted ceilings,
c.1875. Middle wing rebuilt 1893 A. Duncan (Clerk of Works,
Murthly) archt., (' from sketch designs by Leadbetter and
Fairley).

Information from British Listed Buildings


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