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Latitude: 56.5932 / 56°35'35"N
Longitude: -3.3388 / 3°20'19"W
OS Eastings: 317883
OS Northings: 745389
OS Grid: NO178453
Mapcode National: GBR V8.TN92
Mapcode Global: WH6PF.PJ9Y
Entry Name: 53 Allan Street, Royal Hotel
Listing Date: 5 October 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357844
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22293
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray
County: Perth and Kinross
Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray
Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens
Traditional County: Perthshire
Dated 1852. 3-storey, 5-bay astylar classical hotel in irregular terrace on ground falling to SE. Ashlar, painted to SW, with ashlar dressings. Base and 2nd floor cill courses, ground floor cornice as 1st floor cill course, and eaves cornice with deep scrolled blocking course.
SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: centre bay at ground with stop-chamfered doorpiece with crested square pediment incorporated into full-width cornice giving way to margined and corniced 1st floor window with flanking carved roundels at base; windows in flanking bays to ground and 1st floors and smaller windows to each bay at 2nd floor.
NW ELEVATION: regular fenestration to each floor of 3 widely-spaced bays, later out-of-character projection between centre and right bays, and dominant shouldered ashlar stack to right.
NE ELEVATION: projecting gabled bay to left and 1st floor lean-to, vertically-astragalled conservatory on return to right.
12-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Shouldered and coped ashlar stacks with polygonal cans.
Inscription over door records erection in 1852 on site of house where John Brown of Marlee was born (originally Brown's Hotel).
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