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Methven Castle

Castle (Medieval), Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Methven Castle

Classification Castle (Medieval), Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Methven Castle Policies

Canmore ID 26808

Site Number NO02NW 1

NGR NO 04166 26040

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Methven
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Archaeology 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.

Architecture Notes

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

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


Photographic Survey (1955)

Photographic survey by the Scottish National Buildings Record in 1955.


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