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Latitude: 56.3915 / 56°23'29"N
Longitude: -3.4209 / 3°25'15"W
OS Eastings: 312378
OS Northings: 723044
OS Grid: NO123230
Mapcode National: GBR 1Z.1CFL
Mapcode Global: WH6QC.FM71
Entry Name: Dundee Road, 2 Hillside, Ferndale Including Boundary Walls with Inset Railings and Gates
Listing Date: 2 August 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394689
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47317
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Perth City Centre
Traditional County: Perthshire
Probably John Young, 1894 (see Notes). Single storey and attic, 3-bay, mock half-timbered villa with verandah. Narrow bands of squared bull-faced rubble with contrasting ashlar dressings. Raised base course. Bipartite, round-headed stair window. Chamfered arrises, timber and stone transoms and mullions.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: canted 5-light transomed window in bay to right of centre with 6-light transomed window above in jettied gable on moulded brackets; slightly recessed narrow bay to centre with 2 narrow lights to ground and coloured leaded bipartite window above,
further recessed bay to left with steps up to centre light of 6-light stone-transomed door with flanking windows, and 4-light dormerheaded transomed window breaking eaves above.
E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: advanced gabled bay to left of centre with bipartite window to right at ground and low blank gabled bay projecting to left, 4-light transomed window in gablehead; slated lean-to porch to centre bay with 6-light transomed window and part-glazed panelled timber door with glazed fanlight, adjacent 2-light transomed window and half-timbered pediment on return to right, tiny swept-roof dormer window above; blank bay to outer right at ground with transomed 4-light dormer window breaking eaves above.
S ELEVATION: 4 timber posts with braces supporting jettied bay to left forming verandah with
stone-transomed door and adjacent window to right in recessed face, gable piercing roof pitch above with broad stack straddling ridge. Bay to right of centre with boarded timber door, 3-part fanlight, adjacent window to right and tiny window to left.
N ELEVATION: single gabled bay with full-height stepped chimney breast projecting at centre and piercing gablehead into stack.
Small-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows. Coloured and leaded glass to porch and stair window. Grey slates. Cavetto-coped brick stacks with cans; deeply overhanging eaves with moulded bargeboarding; cast-iron downpipes with decorative fixings.
BOUNDARY WALLS WITH INSET RAILINGS AND GATES: ashlar boundary walls with inset decorative ironwork railings and gates.
Robert C Ferguson, dyer's manager of Muirhall Terrace, applied in 1894 to the Perth Dean of Guild Court to erect a villa in the grounds of Garry Cottage. Unsigned plans from 42 Tay Street, Perth, the office of J & G Young, indicate the probability of John Young as architect. However, John Young died late in 1895, and the practice was continued by his son George Penrose Kennedy Young.
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