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Latitude: 56.7065 / 56°42'23"N
Longitude: -3.7379 / 3°44'16"W
OS Eastings: 293695
OS Northings: 758548
OS Grid: NN936585
Mapcode National: GBR KB4Z.VWP
Mapcode Global: WH5MJ.KP7L
Entry Name: Golf Course Road, Torrdarach Hotel, Including Ancillary Building, Boundary Walls and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 20 December 2000
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394874
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47518
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Highland
Traditional County: Perthshire
John Leonard, 1901. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan, piend-roofed and gabled house with single storey wings. Harled. Dividing course and cavetto eaves cornice. Corniced and architraved, irregularly-sized windows with moulded aprons; stone mullions.
W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: bay to right of centre with swept-roof porch on 3 corbelled brackets over panelled timber door and window to outer right, further window close to eaves at 1st floor; tripartite window to each floor of centre bay, that to 1st floor wide-centred and decoratively-astragalled; slightly advanced gabled bay to left with 2 tall windows to ground and tripartite window to 1st floor below half-timbered finialled gablehead.
S (GARDEN) ELEVATION: full-height canted bay to right of centre with 4-light window to each floor and fishscale-clay tiles between, decoratively-astragalled wide-centre tripartite window off-centre left with single window to outer left, 4-light window to 1st floor.
E ELEVATION: bay to right of centre with polygonal-roofed slightly advanced canted window (centre light converted to door), bipartite window above and further single window to centre at 1st floor with half-timbered gablehead with stack above. Single storey bay to outer right with modern lean-to conservatory.
N ELEVATION: 2 piend-roofed single storey wings projecting at ground, that to left with casement window and flat-roofed dormer above, that to right with 2 windows (not corniced) to left.
Small-pane glazing pattern over plate glass in timber sash and case windows, leaded coloured glass to W ground floor right. Grey slates. Shouldered, banded and cavetto coped harled stacks with some cans; decorative terracotta ridge tiles and finials. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.
INTERIOR: good period scheme in place. Decorative plasterwork cornices and ceiling roses; timber fireplaces; dog-leg stair with timber balusters and square newel posts; stylised architraves; brass sash lifts. Screen door with decoratively-astragalled leaded, coloured and etched glass. Cloakroom with original tesselated floor, panelled dado and toilet with timber cistern
BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: coped rubble boundary walls and pyramidally-coped square-section ashlar gatepiers.
Built for W Briggs Esq, chemical manufacturer, by local architect John Leonard on land feued from Mr Butter. Redolent with period motifs inside and out - a confection in design terms. John Leonard also designed Alba Place, Nos 78-104 Atholl Road, and probably carried out internal alterations to Dundarach Hotel in Perth Road (both listed separately).
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