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56 Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Doune, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.1891 / 56°11'20"N

Longitude: -4.0505 / 4°3'1"W

OS Eastings: 272843

OS Northings: 701499

OS Grid: NN728014

Mapcode National: GBR 17.G208

Mapcode Global: WH4NR.RPCR

Entry Name: 56 Main Street

Listing Date: 10 December 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 390479

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43846

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Doune

County: Stirling

Town: Doune

Electoral Ward: Trossachs and Teith

Traditional County: Perthshire

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John Allan, dated 1900. Tall, narrow red brick, 3-storey residential building, extending S on narrow plot. Sandstone dressings and cill and lintel courses.

N ELEVATION: door to left with large, border-glazed fanlight, tripartite, timber-mullioned window to right, corbelled lintel course over both. Tripartite stone-mullioned window to right at 1st floor, flanked by stone panel carved with ?D1900M?, above ?Let justice, truth, honor and respect for others rights be wrought into every part of our empire?, with carved symbolsbelow. 2nd/attic floor with tripartite

window to right, with block cornicelater (?) parapet and railings above; mansard roof breaking down to left with cast-iron rooflight.

Harled gable on return to E, extending back in flat-roofed form.Gable to W mutual with that of No 52 Main Street. Distinctive glazing pattern to timber sash and case windows with upper sashes divided into small-pane patterns. Grey slates to mansard roof. Brick stacks.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

Statement of Interest

John Allan was a local Stirling architect who was active in the Doune area. No 56 is a quirky design, included for group value with its neighbour and its distinctive Allanglazing pattern. The property can be accessed at the rear from Park Lane. It is prominently sited opposite Kilmadock Parish Church.

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