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Gatepiers & Boundary Walls, 8 Mount Road, Montrose

A Category C Listed Building in Montrose, Angus

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Latitude: 56.7169 / 56°43'0"N

Longitude: -2.4624 / 2°27'44"W

OS Eastings: 371794

OS Northings: 758448

OS Grid: NO717584

Mapcode National: GBR X6.8SVK

Mapcode Global: WH8RK.4FPM

Plus Code: 9C8VPG8Q+P2

Entry Name: Gatepiers & Boundary Walls, 8 Mount Road, Montrose

Listing Name: 8 Mount Road Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 30 March 1999

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 393460

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB46227

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200393460

Location: Montrose

County: Angus

Town: Montrose

Electoral Ward: Montrose and District

Traditional County: Angus

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Later 19th century. 2-storey and attic, double-fronted tenement with tympany gables. Sandstone ashlar, band course above ground floor to E. Chamfered margins.

W ELEVATION: stone forestair leading to tripartite entrances on 1st floor, 3 rectangular fanlights, modern doors, uniting cornice and crowstepped tympany gable above. Windows flanking with small additional window to left. 2 gabled dormers and additional flat-roofed dormer off-set to right.

E ELEVATION: bipartite entrance at ground, rectangular fanlights, modern doors, cornice. Blocked window centred above at 1st floor, crowstepped tympany gable above. Bays flanking; stone-mullioned bipartite at ground floor, 2 windows at 1st floor. Canted dormer to right, modern flat-roofed dormer to left.

N ELEVATION: gable end.

S ELEVATION: gable end.

4-pane timber sash and case windows at ground floor to E, plate glass or replacements elsewhere. Grey slate pitched roof, stone coped skews. Bracketed skewputts. Multi-chromatic brick gablehead and tympany stacks with full complement of polygonal cans.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: quared rubble boundary walls to E and W enclosing garden. Square section gate piers with pyramidal caps to Mount Street entrance. Square section gate piers to E.

Statement of Interest

A most unusual design of tenement taking the form of a villa, but also following the upstairs/downstairs front/back arrangement of mid 19th Century model dwellings and later "Colony" housing. It is prominently sited on high ground with views to the Links.

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