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Latitude: 56.5827 / 56°34'57"N
Longitude: -3.3456 / 3°20'44"W
OS Eastings: 317442
OS Northings: 744232
OS Grid: NO174442
Mapcode National: GBR V8.V6QG
Mapcode Global: WH6PF.LS1Z
Plus Code: 9C8RHMM3+3Q
Entry Name: Duncraggan, Perth Road, Blairgowrie
Listing Name: Perth Road, Duncraggan
Listing Date: 4 September 2003
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396967
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49442
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray
County: Perth and Kinross
Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray
Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens
Traditional County: Perthshire
James Lowe, late 19th century. Single storey and attic, 3-bay villa with 2-stage ogee-domed tower and fine terracotta detailing. Rock-faced and roughly squared and coursed rubble, polished and stugged ashlar dressings. Deep anthemion-detailed terracotta frieze and mutuled eaves cornice. Dentilled segmental-headed dormer windows; hoodmoulded oculi. Some stop-chamfered arrises and stone mullions.
S (PRINCIPAL) (ESSENDY ROAD) ELEVATION: 2 bays to left of centre under projecting mutuled cornice forming porch over deep-set vertically-panelled timber door with flanking narrow lights and 3-part fanlight to right and broad segmental-arched tripartite window to left, 2 slate-hung tripartite dormer windows above. Dominant round tower to outer right angle with 4-part window giving way to frieze and continuous arcaded hoodmould with alternate glazed oculi, deep cornice and weathervane-finialled dome.
E (PERTH ROAD) ELEVATION: polygonal-roofed canted window to right of centre, blank bay to left with wallhead stack above and tower (see above) beyond to left.
N (REAR) ELEVATION: outer bays with dormer windows, centre bay with small window close to ground and stair window above breaking eaves into 2 wallhead stacks.
W ELEVATION: asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation with variety of elements including projecting low piended bay, dormer window to left and wallhead stack to right.
4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows; leaded coloured glass stair window. Grey slates. Red brick Shavian stacks. Deeply overhanging eaves and swept piended roof.
INTERIOR: not seen 2002.
Built by local architect James Lowe, for his own use.
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