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Gowrie House, Brioch Terrace, Crieff

A Category B Listed Building in Crieff, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.3701 / 56°22'12"N

Longitude: -3.8381 / 3°50'17"W

OS Eastings: 286561

OS Northings: 721273

OS Grid: NN865212

Mapcode National: GBR 1H.2MQ5

Mapcode Global: WH5P7.04LX

Plus Code: 9C8R95C6+2Q

Entry Name: Gowrie House, Brioch Terrace, Crieff

Listing Name: Broich Terrace, Gowrie House Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 20 February 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395846

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48426

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Crieff

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Crieff

Electoral Ward: Strathearn

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Dated 1869. 2-storey, 3-bay house (now subdivided) with Italianate detail. Squared and snecked rubble with contrasting ashlar dressings. Raked cills, column mullions with decorative capitals.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: bay to centre with portico with slated piend-and-platform roof and brattishing, 2-leaf timber door with deep plate glass fanlight and small bipartite window at 1st floor; bay to left with wide-centre tripartite window at ground (satellite dish beyond to left) giving way to small cast-iron canopy with brattishing and 1st floor bipartite breaking eaves into anthemion-finialled gabled dormerhead; similarly-finialled advanced gable to right of centre with bowed tripartite window at ground (roof as that of porch) and bipartite above.

W ELEVATION: M-gable to right with tall bipartite at ground left and 2 windows at 1st floor; lower bays to left with altered door at right below small window and bipartite to left with single window above breaking eaves into gabled dormerhead.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: gabled bay to right with window at 1st floor, altered bay immediately to left with small window to each floor and broad bay to left with 2 windows at ground, bays linked by pedestrian door at centre.

E ELEVATION: window to each floor of gabled left bay, further window to ground centre with bipartite above and lower advanced gabled bay to right with 2 windows at ground and single window to centre above.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows; modern glazing to bowed window at S, E, N and to W right. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with tall circular cans. Overhanging eaves with exposed rafters and plain bargeboarding. Square-section cast-iron downpipes with decorative fixings and dated rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: screen door with etched glass.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATEPIERS: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls; square-section ashlar gatepiers with carved anthemion band and cap with patera detail.

Statement of Interest

In 1901 Gowrie House was owned by Malcolm Finlay, solicitor.

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