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Dunvarlich, Taybridge Drive, Aberfeldy

A Category B Listed Building in Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.6194 / 56°37'9"N

Longitude: -3.873 / 3°52'22"W

OS Eastings: 285161

OS Northings: 749068

OS Grid: NN851490

Mapcode National: GBR JCT7.0LQ

Mapcode Global: WH4LQ.GWXD

Plus Code: 9C8RJ49G+PQ

Entry Name: Dunvarlich, Taybridge Drive, Aberfeldy

Listing Name: Taybridge Drive, Dunvarlich Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 5 August 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396339

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48861

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberfeldy

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Aberfeldy

Electoral Ward: Highland

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Possibly T Duncan Rhind, circa 1900. 2-storey, 3-bay finely-detailed villa with swept roof. Whitewashed harl with contrasting red sandstone ashlar dressings. Conical-roofed, battered, bowed bays. Keystones; broad stone mullions.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Steps up to centre bay at ground with canted porch (each face pedimented) part-glazed timber door and multi-pane flanking lights; keystoned Diocletian window above with bracketted semicircular cill and semicircular-pediment style eaves. Flanking finialled bowed bays each with wide tripartite to each floor on battered base.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: ground floor centre bay with piended, swept roof porch with 3 lights and dividing turned timber pillars on battered harled base, further light and decoratively-astragalled part-glazed panelled timber door on return to right; small round-headed window with moulded cill to right and single window immediately to left of centre. 2 windows to left at 1st floor.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to elevation with garage at ground, including Venetian stair window and lower stepped roof service wing to left.

S ELEVATION: 2 windows to right at each floor of broad bay to left, lower slightly set-back wing to right with 3 windows to each floor and piended roof over outer windows.

Bowed 15-pane glazing pattern to upper sashes over plate glass to W, small-pane over plate glass glazing patterns elsewhere, all in timber sash and case windows. Leaded multi-pane glazing to N porch, Diocletian and Venetian windows. Red tiles; terracotta ridge tiles and finials. Tall coped battered stacks with cans. Deeply overhanging eaves with moulded ironwork braces and decorative bargeboarding. Decorative cast-iron downpipes and rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: decorative plasterwork cornicing; architraved doors, deep skirting boards and parquet floors. Carved timber fireplace and panelling to principal ground floor room. Fine timber staircase.

BOUNDARY WALLS: low saddleback-coped harled boundary walls with decorative 2-leaf ironwork gate.

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