Methven Castle

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Alternative Names Methven Castle Policies
Site Type CASTLE, COUNTRY HOUSE
Canmore ID 26808
Site Number NO02NW 1
NGR NO 04166 26040
Council PERTH AND KINROSS
Parish METHVEN
Former Region TAYSIDE
Former District PERTH AND KINROSS
Former County PERTHSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Architectural Notes

Architect: James Gillespie Graham 1813 Gothic additions which were never carried out.

Non-Guardianship Sites Plan Collection, DC28315- DC28328, 1959 & 1979.

Notes and Activities

Archaeological Notes

NO02NW 1.00 04166 26040

(NO 0416 2603) Methven Castle (NR)
OS 6" map (1959)

NO02NW 1.01 NO 03877 26028 Sundial
NO02NW 1.02 NO 03654 26021 Lodge

A Scottish Mansion of the time of Charles I or II, much added to and altered. A castle here was in the hand of the Mowbrays in the 11th century, and is mentioned in the 14th and 16th centuries.
D MacGibbon and T Ross 1892.

Above confirmed.
Visited by OS (JTT), 26 October 1965.

 
Books and References

Bidwells (1992c) Methven Castle: [lease particulars], Perth
Held at RCAHMS D.13.23.MET.S

MacGibbon and Ross, D and T (1887-92) The castellated and domestic architecture of Scotland from the twelfth to the eighteenth centuries, 5v Edinburgh
Page(s): Vol.4, 278-9 Held at RCAHMS F.5.21.MAC

Mayall, C (2003) The Story of Strathearn,
Page(s): 154-155

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