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Coupar Angus Road, Altamount House Hotel, Courtyard

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5862 / 56°35'10"N

Longitude: -3.3365 / 3°20'11"W

OS Eastings: 318011

OS Northings: 744605

OS Grid: NO180446

Mapcode National: GBR V8.V2VR

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.QQDB

Entry Name: Coupar Angus Road, Altamount House Hotel, Courtyard

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396938

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49419

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

1866. Small, single and 2-storey, rectangular-plan service courtyard with dovecot. Rubble with ashlar dressings and harl. Segmental cart arch; oculi.

NE (ENTRANCE) RANGE:

NE ELEVATION: tall dovecot to centre, with timber door to infilled cart arch, carriage lamp above and decorative cast-iron finial to right at roof ridge (that to left gone); lower flanking bays, that to right with timber door and oculus giving way to piend-roofed bay with wallhead stack at outer right. Bay to left with oculus at right and rear of house abutting at outer left.

SE (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: cart arch to centre giving way to alighting ledge and 3 flight holes with small 4-pane window close to eaves above. Square window in low bay to right and oculus with timber door beyond in bay to left.

NW RANGE:

NW ELEVATION: low piended bothy to left with timber door and bipartite window to outer left, further part-glazed door immediately to right and pend door to outer right. Taller bays to right with full-width timber garage doors and gablehead with hayloft door to outer right abutting walled garden.

SE (COURTYARD ELEVATION: bothy to right with centre door and flanking windows; pend door to left with small window to right and bipartite to left.

SW (WALLED GARDEN) RANGE:

SW ELEVATION: broad 2-leaf timber door to left and window to right.

NE (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation with door to outer left.

SE (HOUSE) RANGE: adjoining house at SE.

NW (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: single storey bays to left of centre with door and window to right, and 2 windows to left; 2-storey rubble bays to right of centre with 2 windows at ground and low link projecting at outer right, 3 1st floor windows each breaking eaves into piended dormerhead.

Variety of small pane and plate glass glazing patterns, some in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks with some cans.

Statement of Interest

Altamount House Hotel, Walled Garden and Lodge are listed separately. Built by George Ballingall at the same time as the lodge and baronial wing were added to Altamount House.

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