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Latitude: 56.5925 / 56°35'33"N
Longitude: -3.3387 / 3°20'19"W
OS Eastings: 317888
OS Northings: 745312
OS Grid: NO178453
Mapcode National: GBR V8.TNBD
Mapcode Global: WH6PF.PKBG
Entry Name: 28 - 32 (Even Nos) Allan Street
Listing Date: 4 September 2003
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396937
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49418
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray
County: Perth and Kinross
Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens
Traditional County: Perthshire
Dated 1890. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay (above ground) flatted dwelling with shops at ground, in irregular terrace on ground falling to SE. Squared rubble with ashlar margins. Ground floor cornice and frieze, eaves course. Architraved windows and stone mullions.
SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: traditional shop front to left of centre at ground, comprising deep-set 2-leaf part-glazed timber door and deep plate glass fanlight etched with 'Jas Crockart & Son/EST 1852' to centre, flanking narrow piers giving way to vertically-astragalled 2-part fixed display windows and outer piers; timber door immediately to right of centre with fixed display window and in-canted door beyond. 3 bipartite windows to 1st floor, timpany gable bearing relief carved panel with 'JS' and '1890' to centre above and timber-pedimented dormer windows over outer bays.
Out-of-character glazing. Grey slates. Shouldered, coped ashlar stack with can and ashlar-coped skews.
INTERIOR: No28 (Jas Crockart) with fine interior in place including boarded timber walls and moulded cornices (see Notes). No 30 with pend entrance leading to curved staircase with decorative cast-iron balusters and timber handrail.
The Jas Crockart who established the business now at No 28 and previously at No 26 was Blairgowrie's toll keeper, gunsmith and taxidermist. The business was originally located (1852) on the opposite side of Allan Street, where Woolworths now (2002) stands.
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