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St Mary's Old Manse, Emma Terrace, Blairgowrie

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

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Latitude: 56.5905 / 56°35'25"N

Longitude: -3.3471 / 3°20'49"W

OS Eastings: 317367

OS Northings: 745102

OS Grid: NO173451

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TSF1

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.KLBZ

Plus Code: 9C8RHMR3+65

Entry Name: St Mary's Old Manse, Emma Terrace, Blairgowrie

Listing Name: Emma Terrace, St Mary's Old Manse Including Ancillary Building, Boundary Walls and Gates

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396942

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49423

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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1862. 2-storey, 3-bay, gabled villa with decorative cast-iron porch. Chamfered base course. Harled with raised quoins and ashlar margins. Moulded doorway; hoodmoulds; corbel; stone mullions and chamfered arrises.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2 advanced gabled bays to left of centre comprising 4-light canted window to outer left at ground and single window to 1st floor, narrow slightly advanced gable to right with hoodmoulded bipartite at ground, panelled timber door with 2-part fanlight on return to right at ground, and further window to 1st floor. Broad recessed bay to right with hoodmoulded tripartite window to centre at ground, single window above breaking eaves into dormerhead, chamfered outer right angle corbelled to square close to eaves, and full-width, slated and piended porch on triple arcade of decorative cast-iron piers.

NE ELEVATION: broad gabled bay to left with hoodmoulded bipartite window at ground and single window at 1st floor; recessed bay to centre similarly fenestrated but with 1st floor window breaking eaves into dormerhead; lower set-back bay to right also with bipartite at ground and single window above breaking eaves into dormerhead.

SW ELEVATION: gabled bay to centre with full-height stepped chimney breast piercing eaves into shouldered gablehead stack and small window high up to left; bipartite window to ground left with single window above breaking eaves into dormerhead, and blank bay to right.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation with variety of elements including gabled bays to left and right, and late 20th century coloured glass window to ground floor of recessed centre bay.

4-, 8-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates, diamond-pattern to porch and canted window. Coped ashlar stacks with cans, that to SW with square cans. Deeply overhanging eaves with decorative pierced bargeboarding, timber and cast-iron finials; cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: fine decorative plasterwork and cornices; panelled timber shutters. Screen door leading to stairhall with timber-balustered dog-leg staircase. White marble fireplace to SW at ground.

ANCILLARY BUILDINGS: slated, rubble and ashlar, gabled, L-plan ancillary with boarded timber doors to NW, and small rectangular-plan harled ancillary with boarded timber doors and overhanging eaves adjoining house at NW.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND GATES: semicircular-coped rubble boundary walls with ironwork gatepiers and gates.

Statement of Interest

St Mary's Old Manse appears on the 1st OS as 'South F C Manse' and was sold as a private house in 1985.

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