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Latitude: 56.3734 / 56°22'24"N
Longitude: -3.8413 / 3°50'28"W
OS Eastings: 286375
OS Northings: 721644
OS Grid: NN863216
Mapcode National: GBR 1H.2F05
Mapcode Global: WH4N2.Y2ZD
Entry Name: 7 and 8 James Square, Waverley Hotel
Listing Date: 9 June 1981
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 359255
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB23495
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Strathearn
Traditional County: Perthshire
Circa 1885. 4-storey, 2-bay (above ground) hotel with shop at ground, Jacobean gables. Bull-faced red ashlar with contrasting quoins, margins and pilaster quoins. Ground and 2nd floor cornices, deep dividing band. Stone mullions.
S ELEVATION: fine traditional shop at tall ground floor with in-canted 2-leaf part-glazed door and decorative pediment to centre, flanking fixed display windows with slender Corinthian-capitalled columns to inner angles and outer pilasters; 6-panelled timber door to outer left with small-pane oculus above and further pilaster to outer left; all surmounted by consoled cornice. 1st and 2nd floor above with 2 wide-centre canted windows, dividing band with 'WAVERLEY' 'HOTEL' in plain lettering and surmounted by stone balustrades. Keystoned semicircle to cornices of attic/3rd floor bipartites in gables, semicircular caps to gableheads.
4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans; ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers and fixings.
INTERIOR: decorative plasterwork cornices; timber-balustered staircase. Black marble fire surround at 1st floor.
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