Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Murie House

Murie House, a mansion in Errol parish, Perthshire, 1½ mile WSW of Errol village. The estate was sold in December 1872 for £78, 500, and now belongs to John Brown Brown-Morison, Esq. of Finderlie and West Errol (b. 1840; suc. 1866), who holds 1918 acres in Perthshire and 164 in Kinross-shire, valued at £3741 and £426 per annum. Law Knoll, an artificial mound within the park, measures 120 feet in diameter at the base, 30 in diameter at the top, and 20 in vertical height; stands at the head of an old avenue of lofty oaks; and seems to have once been a seat of feudal courts of justice.—Ord. Sur., sh. 48, 1868.

(F.H. Groome, Ordnance Gazetteer of Scotland (1882-4); © 2004 Gazetteer for Scotland)

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Feature Description: "a mansion"   (ADL Feature Type: "residential sites")
Administrative units: Errol ScoP       Perthshire ScoCnty

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