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Lower Mill Street, Riverside Granary

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5927 / 56°35'33"N

Longitude: -3.3371 / 3°20'13"W

OS Eastings: 317990

OS Northings: 745333

OS Grid: NO179453

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TNQD

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.QK49

Entry Name: Lower Mill Street, Riverside Granary

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396957

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49436

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Possibly early 18th century, converted to restaurant and gallery late 20th century. Single and 2-storey, L-plan former mill building with steeply-pitched roofs; some altered openings. Snecked rubble with some large squared rubble quoins, stone and concrete margins.

2-STOREY RANGE: rectangular-plan range.

E (LOWER MILL STREET) ELEVATION: gabled elevation with door to left and window to right at ground, 2 large vertically-aligned windows off-centre right above.

N (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: broad part-glazed timber door to left of centre, windows in flanking bays and 2 smaller windows off-set at 1st floor; timber forestair to right leading to part-glazed timber door at 1st floor; 3 regularly-disposed small rooflights above. Single storey range (see below) adjoining at outer right.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: largely blank elevation with lower building (not included in this listing) projecting at ground right, painted signs close to eaves and catslide-roofed bay projecting at outer left. Single storey range (see below) adjoining at outer left.

SINGLE STOREY RANGE: tall single storey, L-plan range with dominant steeply-pitched roof.

E (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: bay to left of centre with broad opening with cast-iron lintel over 2-leaf part-glazed timber door with flanking screens and sunburst-astragalled fanlight, part-glazed timber door to outer right and tall later range adjoining at outer right, tall slate-hung timber-pedimented dormer window (converted from door?) rising from wallhead at centre, and small modern rooflight to outer right.

N (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: boarded timber door to left (with 2-storey range adjoining at outer left) and further panelled timber door to right.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: fire escape to centre wallhead dormer as above.

W (REAR) ELEVATION: 4 small modern rooflights. Tall later range adjoining at outer left.

Multi-pane glazing patterns in top-opening timber windows. Grey slates.

INTERIOR: some interior fittings remain.

MANAGER'S HOUSES: single storey, 3-bay, L-plan cottage. Harled.

S (COURTYARD) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Part-glazed timber door with wallhead pediment to centre bay and bipartite windows in flanking bays.

E (LOWER MILL STREET) ELEVATION: broad gabled bay to left with single window to right, slightly set-back bays to right with centre door and flanking windows.

W ELEVATION: asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation with variety of elements including projecting piended bay to right and projecting gabled bay at left.

Plate glass glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows; windows to E blocked. Grey slates. Coped brick stacks and overhanging eaves.

Statement of Interest

Corn and flour mill on 1st OS, Corn Mill on 2nd OS. The mill buildings were closed by 1989.

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