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North Of Scotland Bank, 46 Leslie Street, Blairgowrie

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

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Latitude: 56.591 / 56°35'27"N

Longitude: -3.3382 / 3°20'17"W

OS Eastings: 317915

OS Northings: 745143

OS Grid: NO179451

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TNG7

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.PLKM

Plus Code: 9C8RHMR6+9P

Entry Name: North Of Scotland Bank, 46 Leslie Street, Blairgowrie

Listing Name: 46 Leslie Street, Council Offices

Listing Date: 5 October 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357863

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22316

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200357863

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

Tagged with: Bank building

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Earlier to mid 19th century. Tall 2-storey, 3-bay, classical piend-roofed house converted to offices. Painted ashlar with architraved windows and bracketted cills; squared rubble with ashlar quoins and raised margins to sides and rear. Base and band courses, and eaves cornice with deep blocking course. Stone mullions.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: centre bay at ground with coupled R-doric column porch with mutuled cornice and blocking course, lugged architraved doorpiece, 2-leaf panelled timber door and plate glass fanlight; slightly-advanced bipartite window at 1st floor and raised pediment above. Outer bays also slightly advanced, each with wide-centre tripartite window to each floor.

SW (CROFT COURT) ELEVATION: slightly advanced bay to centre with narrow window to each floor and dominant shouldered wallhead stack, further window to each floor at right and blank bay to left. Single storey wing set-back to outer right.

NE ELEVATION: advanced block to right of centre with windows to outer bays at each floor, and projecting centre bay with dominant shouldered wallhead stack; slightly set-back bay to left with bipartite window at outer left and panelled timber door with plate glass fanlight to right, 2 single windows to 1st floor. Low modern building adjoining at outer left.

8-, 12-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows, except to 1st floor left at NW with fixed plate glass glazing to centre light. Grey slates. Cavetto-coped ashlar stacks.

INTERIOR: some decorative and moulded plasterwork; panelled doors and dog-leg staircase with square-section newel posts and boarded balusters.

Statement of Interest

Originally Bleaton House, the building was taken over by the North Bank of Scotland in 1881 and subsequently converted to local authority offices.

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