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Architecture Notes

Event ID 815300

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Architecture Notes



This A-listed structure, which is also Scheduled and in Guardianship, was recorded as part of the Listed Buildings Recording Programme for 1999-2000. The survey was proposed because of the visible deterioration in the carvings around the doorway and the primary emphasis of the survey was to provide detailed records of these. Accordingly, detailed photographs of the carvings were taken in varied lighting conditions and a measured survey was also undertaken.


For information on current thinking on the date and artistic context of the Round Tower, see N M Cameron, 'St Rule's Tower and early church architecture in Scotland', PSAS, 1994 (124), 367-378.

Ardovie tomb which was Category B Listed was demolished in September/October 1969 at the request of the Kirk Session.

Information from Demolitions catalogue held in RCAHMS library.

ARCHITECT: John Honeyman 1900 - restoration.

PLANS: Ian G. Lindsay Collection, W/60.


National Library of Scotland

General Hutton uncatalogued manuscripts vol. 2 no 12 - drawing and engraving

(Undated) information in NMRS.

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