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Perth Road, Duncraggan

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

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Coordinates

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

Entry Name: Perth Road, Duncraggan

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: B

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

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Description

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.

Statement of Interest

Built by local architect James Lowe, for his own use.

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