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Latitude: 56.7571 / 56°45'25"N
Longitude: -3.5639 / 3°33'49"W
OS Eastings: 304479
OS Northings: 763918
OS Grid: NO044639
Mapcode National: GBR KBKV.Q6F
Mapcode Global: WH5MF.7F59
Entry Name: Straloch School and Schoolhouse with Post Box
Listing Date: 5 March 2001
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 394978
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47645
Building Class: Cultural
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens
Traditional County: Perthshire
1849 and circa 1875. Single storey, 5-bay gabled school with 2-storey, 2-bay schoolhouse all with bracketed eaves in terraced line, single pile. Roughly squared rubble with stugged quoins.
S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2 windows to low centre bays (original school) with 2 further windows to broad gable at left, wall-mounted post box between and timber door under low roof to outer left. M-gable of taller schoolhouse to outer right with small timber porch projecting immediately to right of centre, windows in flanking bays and 2 gablehead windows above.
W ELEVATION: low catslide roof projecting to outer right with part-blocked window to left in recessed face.
N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: variety of elements to asymmetrical elevation including large piended timber porch to centre and gabled outer bays.
12-pane glazing in timber sash and case windows. Graded grey slates. Coped squared rubble stacks with cans. Deeply overhanging eaves.
The original building housed a single room school and 2 room schoolhouse, the former is now used as the dining hall. Extended during the 1870s (presumably after the 1872 Education Act) to include the current classroom with 2 further rooms added to the schoolhouse. At resurvey (2000) the school had a roll of 11 pupils.
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