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35 King Street, Perth

A Category C Listed Building in Perth, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3937 / 56°23'37"N

Longitude: -3.4338 / 3°26'1"W

OS Eastings: 311585

OS Northings: 723299

OS Grid: NO115232

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z.12J3

Mapcode Global: WH6QC.7K3D

Plus Code: 9C8R9HV8+FF

Entry Name: 35 King Street, Perth

Listing Name: 35 King Street, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 26 August 1977

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 385190

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB39508

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200385190

Location: Perth

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Perth

Electoral Ward: Perth City Centre

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Circa 1835. Single storey, attic and basement, 3-bay cottage with pilastered doorpiece. Squared and coursed rubble, render to rear (E). Deep, boarded eaves. Raised central steps with splayed decorative iron railings lead to pilastered doorpiece with concave reveals. 6-panel timber entrance door with later glass panels; rectangular fanlight above. Later canted bay to left. Central piended dormer.

Predominantly plate glass timber sash and case windows. Piended roof, grey slates. Wallhead stacks.

INTERIOR: (seen 2009). Some alteration to original room plan. Basement currently separate flats (2009). 4-panel timber doors. Some decorative plaster cornicing.

BOUNDARY WALLS: to W. Low, coped rubble wall with pedestrian and vehicular openings: square-plan gatepiers frame vehicular opening.

Statement of Interest

This single storey cottage has a fine doorpiece and distinctive splayed railed steps and it is a significant addition to the streetscape of this residential area of Perth.

The Southern sections of King Street and James Street were laid out in a grid pattern in 1803, to accommodate expansion of the city. The land had previously been a garden for the King James Hospital, which is situated to the North (see separate listing). Individual plots were then sectioned in 1830 by the City architect, W D Mackenzie and feued for housing. Conditions of the feu meant that most of the houses had to be set back at a certain distance from the street, with their gardens to the front. Many of the houses, including this one, are apparent on the 1837 Map.

List description updated at resurvey (2009).

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