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Parsonage, Blair Atholl Distillery, Perth Road, Pitlochry

A Category C Listed Building in Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6995 / 56°41'58"N

Longitude: -3.7225 / 3°43'20"W

OS Eastings: 294622

OS Northings: 757747

OS Grid: NN946577

Mapcode National: GBR KC50.HJT

Mapcode Global: WH5MJ.SVLY

Plus Code: 9C8RM7XH+R2

Entry Name: Parsonage, Blair Atholl Distillery, Perth Road, Pitlochry

Listing Name: Perth Road, Blair Athol Distillery, Manager's House, Former Manse

Listing Date: 20 December 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394888

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47531

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pitlochry

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Pitlochry

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Mid 19th century with later 20th century addition to rear. 2-storey, 3-bay former manse. Squared and snecked rubble with granite quoins and droved ashlar margins. Pointed-arch doorway; stone mullions and moulded stop-chamfered arrises.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: steeply-pitched gable to small entrance tower at centre bay with pointed arch opening at ground, window on return to left, moulded dividing course and further single window above; broader gable slightly set-back in bay to right with slate-roofed canted tripartite at ground and bipartite window above; recessed bay to left with wide-centre tripartite at ground and single window above breaking eaves into dormerhead.

SW ELEVATION: broad gable to right of centre with decorative timber braces under slate-canopied porch and panelled timber door with 4-part fanlight in bay to left, window to right and 2 further windows to 1st floor; slightly recessed bay to left with 2 windows at ground flanking centre dormer window breaking eaves above.

NE ELEVATION: regularly-fenestrated 2-bay elevation with 1st floor windows breaking eaves into dormerheads.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to altered elevation including advanced bay to right with boarded timber door and plate glass fanlight on return to left under catslide roof.

4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case double-glazed windows, except to NW extension. Graded grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with full-complement of polygonal cans. Overhanging eaves and decorative bargeboarding.

INTERIOR: decorative plasterwork cornicing; working shutters; picture rails; timber dog-leg staircase; black and white marble fireplaces.

ANCILLARY BUILDING: rectangular-plan, slated rubble ancillary with 2 pedestrian doors and 2 garage doors.

Statement of Interest

Formerly manse to the nearby Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, the building became Distillery Manager's house in 1995.

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