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Dunira House

Country House (19th Century)

Site Name Dunira House

Classification Country House (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Dunira House Policies

Canmore ID 164118

Site Number NN72SW 18

NGR NN 73803 23764

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Comrie (Perth And Kinross)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Summary Record (11 April 2007)

The house has now been almost completly demolished (demolished 2005), only small fragments of stone work survive to show the site of the house, mostly destroyed by a fire in 1948.

RCAHMS (CAJS) 2012

Archaeology Notes

NN72SW 18.00 73803 23764

NN72SW 18.01 NN 73166 23822 White Cottage

NN72SW 18.02 NN 7370 2373 Terraced Garden

NN72SW 18.03 NN 7269 2327 West Lodge

NN72SW 18.04 NN 7305 2376 The Square, Coach House

NN72SW 18.05 NN 7256 2353 Burial Ground

NN72SW 18.06 NN 7305 2385 Walled Garden and Conservatory

NN72SW 18.07 NN 7420 2376 Farmsteading

NN72SW 18.08 NN 73066 23028 Sawmill

NN72SW 18.09 NN 7381 2357 Formal Gardens

NN72SW 18.10 NN 73518 23916 Kennels

NN72SW 18.11 NN 73667 23878 Cottage

See also:

NN72SE 239 NN 75270 22742 East Lodge

Architecture Notes

NMRS REFERENCE:

Owner: Sir David Dundas.

ARCHITECT: William Burn, 1851.

ARCHITECT: David Bryce, additions.

Demolished in 1963 except one small wing, used as a dwelling house.

Garden design: Thomas Mawson, 1920.

EXTERNAL REFERENCE:

Scottish Record Office:

The building of a new lodge on the approach to Dunira House.

Estimates submitted to Alexander Edington, 1810.

GD 51/11/91/1-3.

Activities

Photographic Survey

Photographed as part of the survey of the terraced garden by the Threatened Buildings Survey.

RCAHMS (CAJS) 2012.

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