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4- 8 (Even Nos) Kenmore Street

A Category C Listed Building in Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.619 / 56°37'8"N

Longitude: -3.8692 / 3°52'8"W

OS Eastings: 285397

OS Northings: 749019

OS Grid: NN853490

Mapcode National: GBR JCT7.2C6

Mapcode Global: WH4LQ.JWRP

Entry Name: 4- 8 (Even Nos) Kenmore Street

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356043

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20849

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberfeldy

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Aberfeldy

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Earlier to mid 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay pair of traditional houses with 2-storey house adjoining at rear. Chlorite-slate rubble with heavy pointing, large quoins, projecting cills and slab lintels.

NOS 6 AND 8:

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Both houses with modern door to centre, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st floor; that to right also with blocked door to outer right.

E ELEVATION: gabled elevation with 2 windows to each floor, those to ground and 1st floor left blocked. No 4 adjoining at outer right.

W ELEVATION: gabled elevation with window to left at each floor and No 10 adjoining at outer left.

NO 4:

E ELEVATION: 4-bay with modern door in bay to right of centre, 2 windows to left at ground and 1st floor, altered window to each floor at outer right.

N ELEVATION: plain gabled elevation.

Lying 12-pane glazing pattern to 1st floor S (No 6) and E; 2-pane upper sashes over plate glass to No 8, and plate glazing patterns elsewhere all in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates to Nos 6 and 8, concrete tiles to No 4. Coped ashlar stacks with some cans. Overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding.

Statement of Interest

B group with Nos 13-25, 35-45, 12-16 and 22-50. The present houses in Kenmore Street were built on the site of 18th century flax spinners cottages, and the houses adjoining to the rear of every close were used as cow byres before conversion to dwellings.

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