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Old Polmaise

Country House (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Old Polmaise

Classification Country House (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Old Polmaise House; Polmaise Estate; Fallin

Canmore ID 47251

Site Number NS89SW 19

NGR NS 83570 92398

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number 100057073. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Stirling
  • Parish St Ninians
  • Former Region Central
  • Former District Stirling
  • Former County Stirlingshire

Archaeology Notes

NS89SW 19.00 83570 92398

NS89SW 19.01 83365 92181 Bridge

See also:

NS89SW 40 (Benny's Bridge) and NS89SW 147.

(NS 8357 9238) Polmaise: A plain three-storeyed mansion; its erection was started in 1691, additions having been made to it since that time. The building is shown roofless on OS 6" 1958, and the RCAHMS mention that Old Polmaise House has been demolished.

Name Book 1860; RCAHMS 1963, visited 1959.

Old Polmaise House has been completely demolished.

Visited by OS (JP), 20 December 1973

The house was located north-west of Fallin, c 100m from the rivers edge. The house has been demolished although it is possible to see an outline of a rectangular structure in the grass. The area is strewn with fragments of stone and brickwork. The field in which the building is located produced a number of pieces of possibly worked flint.

Site recorded by GUARD during the Coastal Assessment Survey for Historic Scotland, 'The Firth of Forth from Dunbar to the Coast of Fife' 22 February 1996.


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