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54-56 High Street, Dunblane

A Category C Listed Building in Dunblane, Stirling

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Latitude: 56.1878 / 56°11'15"N

Longitude: -3.9639 / 3°57'50"W

OS Eastings: 278213

OS Northings: 701194

OS Grid: NN782011

Mapcode National: GBR 1B.G3H0

Mapcode Global: WH4NT.2QPR

Plus Code: 9C8R52QP+4C

Entry Name: 54-56 High Street, Dunblane

Listing Name: 50-56 (Even Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 17 October 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396474

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48958

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dunblane

County: Stirling

Town: Dunblane

Electoral Ward: Dunblane and Bridge of Allan

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Later 19th century. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan, classical tenement with shops to ground. Squared and snecked, tooled sandstone courses with ashlar margins.

W (PRINICIPAL) ELEVATION: single bay, plate glass and timber-framed shop front to bay to left with recessed entrance bay; timber fascia terminating in projecting timber cornice and outer consoles. Pilastered entrance to tenement to centre; timber panelled door, fanlight; architrave continued from bay to left. Double bay, plate glass and timber framed shop front with central recessed entrance; broad timber architrave and projecting cornice above, consoled to outer right. Moulded architraves, projecting cornices to 2nd storey windows; single window to centre, flanked by stone mullioned, bipartite windows. Projecting cornice to eaves, terminating in coped parapet; Battered wallhead stack to centre with small window, flanked by wallhead dormers, breaking parapet, heavily moulded pediments.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2001.

N (SIDE) ELEVATIO: obscured by abutting building.

S (SIDE) ELEVATION: obscured by abutting building.

INTERIORS: timber panelling and plinths to bay window displays. Upper storeys not seen 2001.

Plate glass, timber-framed, sash and case windows to right bay, upper storeys, double-glazed, tilt-and-turn windows to centre and left bay, plate glass shop windows to ground. Concealed, pitched roof; grey slates, lead flashing.

Statement of Interest

Tenement with shops to ground notable for well preserved late 19th century shop fronts, unusual attic storey and battered wallhead stack with inset window.

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