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28 - 32 (Even Nos) Allan Street

A Category C Listed Building in Blairgowrie And Rattray, Perth and Kinross

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Coordinates

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

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396937

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49418

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

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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