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Pitkerro House

Country House (16th Century), Garden Wall(S) (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Pitkerro House

Classification Country House (16th Century), Garden Wall(S) (Period Unassigned)

Canmore ID 33449

Site Number NO43SE 6

NGR NO 45325 33719

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dundee, City Of
  • Parish Dundee (Dundee, City Of)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO43SE 6.00 45325 33719

NO43SE 6.01 45309 33429 Pitkerro Lodge.

NO43SE 6.02 45325 33740 Stables

NO43SE 6.03 45374 33766 Cottage ( Former Battery House)

NO43SE 6.04 45394 33613 Dovecot

(NO 4533 3370) Pitkerro House (NAT)

OS 1:10,000 map, (1974)

Pitkerro Castle, built by the Durham family in the mid-16th century is a long narrow building c. 80' x 22'6" with a round stair-tower on the south front. The building has been considerably modernised and added to. D MacGibbon and T Ross 1887-92.

Pitkerro House (information from Dr A T MacQueen, occupier) is a well-preserved, harled mansion whose southern wing is 16th century the door lintel in the tower bearing the date 1593. The remainder of the house is modern.

Visited by OS (J L D) 15 May 1958.

Architecture Notes


Architect: Sir Robert Lorimer. Restored. 1902-4.

LOR/PITKERRO/1: Ground Floor Plan for publication.

Ink on tracing.

s: Robert Lorimer.

d: 1908

/2: F.S. Design for Sundial.

s: Robert Lorimer.

d: May 1903(05?)

Pencil and watercolour on cartridge. (fragment).


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