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8 Kenmore Street, Aberfeldy

A Category C Listed Building in Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6189 / 56°37'8"N

Longitude: -3.8693 / 3°52'9"W

OS Eastings: 285386

OS Northings: 749015

OS Grid: NN853490

Mapcode National: GBR JCT7.291

Mapcode Global: WH4LQ.JWPQ

Plus Code: 9C8RJ49J+H7

Entry Name: 8 Kenmore Street, Aberfeldy

Listing Name: 30 - 36 (Even Nos) Kenmore Street

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356051

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20852

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200356051

Location: Aberfeldy

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Aberfeldy

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Mid 19th century. 2-storey, 6-bay pair of traditional houses with 2-storey, 4-bay house adjoining at rear. Chlorite-slate rubble; dry-dash to rear. Large quoins, projecting cills and slab lintels. Some heavy harl-pointing, lined.

NOS 30, 32 and 34:

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Bays to right with modern door to centre, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st floor. Bays to left as above but with panelled timber door.

E ELEVATION: blank gabled elevation.

W ELEVATION: as E but with No 36 (see below) adjoining at outer left.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to altered elevation including modern door (No 30) to outer left.

NO 36:

W ELEVATION: diminutive window at ground in bay to left of centre, flanking bays each windows to ground and 1st floor, latter with gabled dormerheads; boarded timber door with slated timber canopy in bay to outer right.

N ELEVATION: gabled elevation with single window at ground and bipartite above.

2-pane upper sashes over plate glass to Nos 30 & 32, plate glass glazing to No 34 all in timber sash and case windows. Modern glazing to No 36. Graded grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with some cans. Overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding.

INTERIOR: fireplace with massive lintel at No 34.

Statement of Interest

Group with Nos 13-25, 35-45, 4-8, 12-16, 22-26 and 38-50. The present houses in Kenmore Street were built on the sit 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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