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Hillbank House, Kirk Wynd, Blairgowrie

A Category B Listed Building in Blairgowrie And Rattray, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.5947 / 56°35'40"N

Longitude: -3.3407 / 3°20'26"W

OS Eastings: 317770

OS Northings: 745559

OS Grid: NO177455

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TFW5

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.NHDS

Plus Code: 9C8RHMV5+VP

Entry Name: Hillbank House, Kirk Wynd, Blairgowrie

Listing Name: Kirk Wynd, Tulach Including Ancillary Buildings, Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357843

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22291

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200357843

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Probably circa 1800. 2-storey and cellar, 3-bay classically-detailed house. Snecked rubble with squared rubble quoins, quoin strips and raised margins. Deep base course, eaves cornice and blocking course.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: porch to centre bay at ground with Ionic pilasters and Roman columns in antis, deep-set panelled timber door and plate glass fanlight, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st floor.

SW ELEVATION: broad pediment at wallhead over large stair window at centre and low piended block (see ancillary buildings).

NE ELEVATION: similarly pedimented elevation with single window to centre at each floor.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: 2-leaf panelled timber door with narrow plate glass fanlight under broad cornice off-centre right at ground, window immediately to left and further windows in flanking bays, 3 regularly-disposed windows at 1st floor.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows; coloured leaded glass to stair window. Grey slates. Coped and shouldered ashlar stacks with polygonal cans; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: good decorative scheme in place including decorative plasterwork cornicing, panelled shutters and brass sash lifts, marble and timber fire surrounds (some replacements) with cast-iron inserts and some tiled slips. Segmentally-arched 2-leaf screen door leads to stairhall with dog-leg staircase, decorative cast-iron balusters and later coloured glass window.

ANCILLARY BUILDINGS: 2 rectangular-plan, piended and slated, rubble ancillary buildings to SW.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: semicircular-coped boundary walls and flat-coped rubble quadrant boundary walls with inset railings; circular ironwork gatepiers and decorative ironwork gates.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Hillbank House.

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