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Latitude: 56.1874 / 56°11'14"N
Longitude: -3.9643 / 3°57'51"W
OS Eastings: 278186
OS Northings: 701158
OS Grid: NN781011
Mapcode National: GBR 1B.G3CV
Mapcode Global: WH4NT.2RH0
Entry Name: 27 and 29 High Street Including Vaulted Basement
Listing Date: 17 October 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396464
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48952
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan
Traditional County: Perthshire
Dated 1881 incorporating 17th century foundations. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan, gabled tenement with shop to ground and gabled wallhead dormer windows breaking eaves. Squared and tooled yellow sandstone.
E (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: timber and plate glass shop front to ground, recessed entrance to centre right; broad signage entablature above; timber panelled door to tenement to outer right, fanlight, narrow pilasters terminating in large fluted consoles, also to outer left. 2 wallhead dormers breaking eaves to upper storey; barge boarded gables, stone mullioned bipartite windows. Cast-iron shop sign bracket to centre over date stone inscribed, 'AC [?] 1881'.
W (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration, facing steeply sloping site towards river.
N (SIDE) ELEVATION: obscured by abutting building.
S (SIDE) ELEVATION: obscured by abutting building.
Plate glass, timber frame, and sash and case windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Cast-iron rainwater goods. Bracket Street light fixed to outer right wallhead.
INTERIOR: open-plan shop with floating ceiling. Tenement not seen 2001. CELLAR: Mid 17th century. Barrel-vaulted, single chamber basement. Rubble walls approximately 1 metre thick. W wall originally forming rear elevation of earlier building, incorporated into later additions to rear; former W facing window with chamfered, projecting cill covered with later grille.
A well maintained typical 19th century burgh tenement and shop, particularly noteworthy for its vaulted basement and Edwardian plate glass shop front.
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