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Cockburn House, Kirk Street, Dunblane

A Category B Listed Building in Dunblane, Stirling

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.1891 / 56°11'20"N

Longitude: -3.9639 / 3°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 278215

OS Northings: 701347

OS Grid: NN782013

Mapcode National: GBR 1B.G3FF

Mapcode Global: WH4NT.2PPQ

Plus Code: 9C8R52QP+MC

Entry Name: Cockburn House, Kirk Street, Dunblane

Listing Name: Kirk Street, Cockburn House

Listing Date: 2 April 2001

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 362999

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26374

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunblane

County: Stirling

Town: Dunblane

Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Later/late 18th century. 2-storey, 2-bay, house (built into terrace). Irregular principal (N) elevation with chamfered architraves to all openings. Harled with painted stone dressings.

N (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: entrance with replacement timber door to left; 2 windows to right. Window at 1st floor in each bay.

S ELEVATION: entrance with replacement timber door to right. Window above and one to each floor to left bay.

12-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey slate roof. Coped gablehead stack to W side; round cans.

INTERIOR: not inspected (2001).

Statement of Interest

A relatively intact later/late 18th century house (the openings appear to be original) occupying a prominent position opposite the cathedral. The asymmetrical arrangement of the ground floor of the principal (N) elevation indicates that it may have originally been a small tenement block/with a shop/workshop at ground floor level. Its plan is deeper than the adjoining houses to the W (now forming part of the Cathedral Museum) and it was probably built slightly later (they are dated 1765). On the First Edition OS map it is shown with a pathway round its rear garden. It was previously occupied by the Friends of Dunblane Cathedral and appears to have been owned by the Cathedral for a number of years.

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