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Altamount Lodge, Couper Angus Road, Blairgowrie

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

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Latitude: 56.5877 / 56°35'15"N

Longitude: -3.3368 / 3°20'12"W

OS Eastings: 317997

OS Northings: 744778

OS Grid: NO179447

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TW8V

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.QP84

Plus Code: 9C8RHMQ7+37

Entry Name: Altamount Lodge, Couper Angus Road, Blairgowrie

Listing Name: Coupar Angus Road, Altamount Lodge

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396940

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49421

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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Dated 1866, extended at rear. Single storey and attic, 3-bay gate lodge with baronial details. Squared and snecked rubble with stugged ashlar dressings. Eaves course. Round-arched doorway, shaped windowheads to gables. Hoodmould.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: advanced gabled bay to left of centre with single windows to ground and gablehead; pyramidally-roofed porch in re-entrant angle to right, with moulded roundheaded doorway and decorative hoodmould incorporating segmentally-arched, finialled pediment (above eaves) with date '1866' and monogrammed 'GRB' surmounted by crest. Single window in set-back bay to right.

NE (COUPAR ANGUS ROAD) ELEVATION: gabled elevation with window to ground and gablehead. Taller extension set-back to right.

SW ELEVATION: gabled bay to right of centre with 2 windows at ground and small gablehead window.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: variety of elements to altered elevation including catslide roof to right and advanced gabled extension to left.

Modern glazing throughout. Coped ashlar ridge stack; stepped ashlar-coped skews with moulded skewputts and stone-finialled gableheads.

Statement of Interest

Altamount House Hotel, Courtyard and Walled Garden are listed separately. The lodge was built for George Ballingall at the same time as he extended Altamount House and added the courtyard.

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