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St Stephen's Primary School, Newton Terrace, Bairgowrie

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

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Latitude: 56.5924 / 56°35'32"N

Longitude: -3.3449 / 3°20'41"W

OS Eastings: 317505

OS Northings: 745303

OS Grid: NO175453

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TLX0

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.LKDL

Plus Code: 9C8RHMR4+W2

Entry Name: St Stephen's Primary School, Newton Terrace, Bairgowrie

Listing Name: John Street, St Stephen's Roman Catholic Primary School Including Boundary Walls, Gatepiers and Gates

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357860

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22313

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200357860

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

Tagged with: School building

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Dated 1841. Tall single storey, 8-bay, rectangular-plan, piend-roofed classical school with pedimented portico. Ashlar with some droved margins. Deep base course, eaves course.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 6 regularly-disposed principal windows with triple-arched and pedimented cross-finialled portico with dated tympanum across centre bays. Lower piended bay with 2 windows to right, and extended bay with bipartite window to left.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: altered elevation with steps up to modern door at left, bipartite window to right and later projection at outer left.

NE ELEVATION: 3 bipartite windows.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: symmetrically-fenestrated, altered elevation.

Principal windows margined, lying 16-pane glazing pattern, 4-, 8-pane and plate glass glazing patterns elsewhere (except to rear), all in timber sash and case windows, some double-glazed. Grey slates. Cavetto-coped brick stack with cans; ashlar-coped skews.

INTERIOR: some boarded dadoes and picture rails.

BOUNDARY WALLS, GATEPIERS AND GATES: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls with flat-coped square-section ashlar gatepiers and 2-leaf ironwork gates.

Statement of Interest

Terminal feature of John Street. Originally the Parish School, sold to St Stephen's Roman Catholic Church (listed separately) in 1879.

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