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Comar House, Strathview Terrace, Pitlochry

A Category C Listed Building in Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.7057 / 56°42'20"N

Longitude: -3.7366 / 3°44'11"W

OS Eastings: 293776

OS Northings: 758454

OS Grid: NN937584

Mapcode National: GBR KB4Z.WNB

Mapcode Global: WH5MJ.KQW7

Plus Code: 9C8RP747+79

Entry Name: Comar House, Strathview Terrace, Pitlochry

Listing Name: Strathview Terrace, Comar House, Including Terrace and Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 20 December 2000

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 394904

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47543

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Pitlochry

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Pitlochry

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Circa 1900. 2-storey, 4-bay house with conical-roofed tower, timber verandah and classical details. Narrow bands of stugged red sandstone with contrasting ashlar dressings, harl with stone margins to sides and rear. Bull-faced base course, band courses. Segmental-headed keystoned door. Pedimented windowheads; stone mullions and stop-chamfered arrises.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: advanced bay to outer right with 3 windows to each floor of round tower, timber-mutuled cornice and conical roof with decorative cast-iron finial; similarly advanced gabled bay to outer left with projecting crenellated canted 4-light window to ground giving way to wide-centre bipartite window at 1st floor with blank corniced frieze over outer lights and attenuated keystone extending to raised centre of windowhead with broken apex pediment and mutuled band in gablehead. 2 recessed bays to centre with full-width verandah on 4 square-section piers, stretched braces, pendant finials and pierced frieze; doorway to left with chamfered reveals and mutuled doorhead with fluted and corniced keystone, vertically-panelled timber door with fluted pilaster to left and adjacent coloured leaded light, segmental fanlight also coloured and leaded. 1st floor with 2 windows each with segmentally-moulded windowhead and mutuled band breaking eaves into dormerhead.

SE ELEVATION: 2 windows to each floor of gabled bay to left of centre with round tower (see above) adjoining at outer left, further window to each floor in bay to right that to 1st floor breaking eaves into dormerhead.

NW ELEVATION: broad gabled bay with windows to outer right and outer left.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: gabled elevation with single storey lean-to wing and modern flat-roofed extension, window to right of centre at 1st floor.

Rounded glass in timber sash and case windows to tower, modern glazing elsewhere. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with cans; overhanging eaves with plain bargeboarding, timber-finialled gable and dormerheads.

TERRACE AND BOUNDARY WALLS: rubble terrace and boundary walls.

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