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Port-Na-Craig Road, Ferryman's Cottage, Including Boundary Walls

A Category B Listed Building in Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.6983 / 56°41'53"N

Longitude: -3.7332 / 3°43'59"W

OS Eastings: 293962

OS Northings: 757626

OS Grid: NN939576

Mapcode National: GBR KC40.JNP

Mapcode Global: WH5MJ.MWHX

Entry Name: Port-Na-Craig Road, Ferryman's Cottage, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 9 June 1981

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394892

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47535

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pitlochry

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Pitlochry

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Early 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay house with single storey wing forming courtyard to rear. Roughly coursed squared rubble with some areas of snecking.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Small gabled timber porch with window to centre bay at ground, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration close to eaves at 1st floor.

NE (RIVER) ELEVATION: gabled bay to right with 2 windows to each floor, single storey wing to left with glazed door to left, window beyond and 2 further windows to right.

SW (PORT-NA-CRAIG ROAD) ELEVATION: piend-roofed elevation with 2 windows to each floor and dominant wallhead stack to centre.

SE ELEVATION: largely blank single storey elevation with blocked arrowslit type openings (air vents?) to outer SE face.

COURTYARD ELEVATIONS: asymmetrical elevations with variety of elements including lean-to bays to NW and SE.

4-, 8- and 2-pane glazing pattern over plate glass lower sashes in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with some cans.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Group with Portnacraig Inn and Nos 1-4 Port-Na-Craig Road as a designed group. Port-Na-Craig is the site of a ferry crossing established during the 12th century by monks of the Abbey of Coupar Angus, and remembered in the local name of 'Fonab' meaning 'abbot's land'.

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