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The Bungalow, Perth Road, Birnam

A Category C Listed Building in Little Dunkeld, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.5581 / 56°33'29"N

Longitude: -3.5765 / 3°34'35"W

OS Eastings: 303199

OS Northings: 741792

OS Grid: NO031417

Mapcode National: GBR V3.CT6Q

Mapcode Global: WH5ND.1F5B

Plus Code: 9C8RHC5F+6C

Entry Name: The Bungalow, Perth Road, Birnam

Listing Name: The Bungalow, Perth Road, Birnam

Listing Date: 16 February 1976

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 343702

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB11128

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200343702

Location: Little Dunkeld

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Strathtay

Parish: Little Dunkeld

Traditional County: Perthshire

Tagged with: Bungalow

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Early 20th century remodelling of previous Victorian

bungalow. L-plan front with bay window and 1/2-timber porch

in angle, low pitched broad-eaved piended roof: 1-window

gable, 2-window back wing. Harled and slated.

Re-categorised as C(S) from B for Group (2006). The listing relates specifically to the group interest of the subject. It applies, as always, to interior as well as exterior, as appropriate to building type.

Statement of Interest

Group value only

Items 68-100 form B group with items 18-20 in original list.

An outstanding example of an early-mid Victorian Highland resort in a setting of great natural beauty, built mainly

following the opening of the Perth and Dunkeld Railway in 1856. In 1865 it was noted that the trade of Dunkeld and

Birnam had suffered with the extension of the Railway. The main development was thus between 1856 and 1863, when Birnam was the terminus.

Very completely preserved to date St Mary's Tower and Birnam House being the only serious losses while the only intrusion of any consequence has been a modern bungalow inserted between Birnam Hotel and Oransay.

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