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Atholl Palace Hotel, Corrie House

A Category C Listed Building in Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.7012 / 56°42'4"N

Longitude: -3.7202 / 3°43'12"W

OS Eastings: 294769

OS Northings: 757933

OS Grid: NN947579

Mapcode National: GBR KC50.BMB

Mapcode Global: WH5MJ.TTPN

Entry Name: Atholl Palace Hotel, Corrie House

Listing Date: 20 December 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394852

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47506

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pitlochry

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Dated 1871. 2-storey, 3-bay gabled house with crenellated porch and windowheads, and single storey offices to rear. Rock-faced squared and snecked rubble with contrasting droved and stugged ashlar dressings. Raised base and moulded band courses. Roll-moulded, shouldered doorway with hoodmould and Tudor label stops; stone mullions and stop-chamfered arrises.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: slightly recessed centre bay with bipartite window at ground and small bipartite breaking eaves into dormerhead at 1st floor, broader flanking gabled bays that to right with crenellated square-plan wide-centre tripartite at ground and bipartite above, that to left with crenellated canted tripartite below further bipartite.

SW (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: ground floor with window in crenellated porch to centre bay, broad steps to right leading to return with studded boarded timber door with decorative ironwork hinges, window in bay to left and further window to outer right in broader bay. 1st floor with windows to centre and left bays each breaking eaves into dormerhead, bay to right with monogrammed panel in gabled bay with setback stack. Slightly recessed single storey office to outer left with boarded timber door and 2 narrow lights.

NE ELEVATION: part glazed timber door to outer left, monogrammed panel in bay to left of centre with evidence of span-roofed conservatory and broad shouldered wallhead stack above; finialled centre gable with 2 windows to each floor and further window to each floor in bay to right, that to 1st floor breaking eaves into finialled dormerhead. Advanced, single storey, gabled bay with 2 windows to outer right.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to irregularly fenestrated, stepped elevation including gabled bays of house flanking piended centre bay with bipartite stair window, and irregular U-plan of gabled single storey offices with boarded timber doors.

4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows, decorative coloured margins to stair window. Graded grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with full complement of paired square cans. Overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding and kingposts. Cast-iron downpipes with dated rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: decorative plasterwork cornices and ceiling roses, and panelled timber shutters. Screen door to inner hall with timber-balustered staircase. Principal rooms to ground floor SE, that to right with black marble fireplace and carved decoration to shutter panels, that to centre with black and white marble fireplace with cast-iron cheeks, that to left with white/grey marble fireplace with tiled cheeks and cast-iron grate.

Statement of Interest

Corrie House belongs to the Atholl Palace Hotel. In 1890 'Corriebruach' and the Hotel were owned by William Macdonald of Woodlands, Perth.

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