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
Former Region TAYSIDE
Former District PERTH AND KINROSS
Former County PERTHSHIRE
Datum OSGB36 - NGR
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Architect: James Gillespie Graham 1813 Gothic additions which were never carried out.
Non-Guardianship Sites Plan Collection, DC28315- DC28328, 1959 & 1979.
|Notes and Activities|
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.
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,