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Carstairs House

Carstairs House

Carstairs House

Carstairs House
Robert Monteith Esq.
Revd. [Reverend] William Struthers Minister
Mr Jno [John] Murray Schoolmaster
Forrest's County Map dated 1816
Johnston's County Map
026.09 A large Norman Gothic Mansion __ modern
the seat of Robert Monteith Esq. A battlement top is carried round the entire building and at irregular intervals high august towers, pierced with long loophole windows rise from the base above the battlement. A fine bow window projects from various parts of the mansion; it is divided into five lights by slender mullions, adorned with the trefoil and fleur de lis, A high square tower rises to a considerable altitude from the centre of the building; and from the base of the tower projects northward a light elegant porch. The approach and Grounds of Carstairs House are unusually fine.

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Ph. [Parish] of Carstairs

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