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Latitude: 56.191 / 56°11'27"N
Longitude: -3.9644 / 3°57'51"W
OS Eastings: 278191
OS Northings: 701551
OS Grid: NN781015
Mapcode National: GBR 1B.FWX0
Mapcode Global: WH4NT.2NG9
Plus Code: 9C8R52RP+96
Entry Name: Aurora, Braeport, Dunblane
Listing Name: Braeport, Aurora
Listing Date: 17 October 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396456
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48941
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan
Traditional County: Perthshire
Circa 1800. 2-storey, 3-bay, symmetrical, rectangular-plan, gabled town house. Harled, probably random rubble with squared blocks to quoins and margins. Plain margins, projecting cills to windows.
E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: regular fenestration, door to centre.
W (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2001.
N (SIDE) ELEVATION: obscured by abutting building.
S (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.
Timber framed, double-glazed windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Broad, coped gable stacks. Coped skews.
INTERIOR: not seen 2001.
A good, traditional house of the manse and inn type. The small windows to the upper storey and close set fenestration indicate this house to be one of the earlier surviving houses in the Braeport and Ramoyle area. The Braeport was the main street in Dunblane in the 16th century, leading to the town's northern gate, the Overport. The houses in the Braeport were the largest in Dunblane prior to the demise of the church's wealth in the 18th century, belonging primarily to church dignitaries. Whilst one or two such larger, early houses remain, possibly once connected with the church, the majority of the Braeport was rebuilt in the 19th century as smaller houses and cottages.
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