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14 and 16 Perth Street, Blairgowrie, Including Boundary Walls

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.5908 / 56°35'26"N

Longitude: -3.3409 / 3°20'27"W

OS Eastings: 317751

OS Northings: 745127

OS Grid: NO177451

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TV3X

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.NL9R

Entry Name: 14 and 16 Perth Street, Blairgowrie, Including Boundary Walls

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396970

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49445

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire

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Description

Probably early 20th century, altered late 20th century. Tall 3-storey and attic, 4-bay small tenement with nepus gable, in irregular terrace. Narrow bands of squared rubble and harl with ashlar quoin strips and stone cills; roughly coursed rubble to sides and rear. Dividing band courses. Stone mullions.

NE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Altered ground floor with pilastered cart pend retaining lettering 'BLAIRGOW' (see Notes) to frieze at outer left, door with deep plate glass fanlight at outer right and 2 replacement bipartite windows to centre. 1st and 2nd floors each with 2 single windows to centre and bipartite to flanking bays, nepus gable with decorative bargeboarding rising from centre bays with single centre window, and canted finialled dormer windows over outer bays.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: dominant circular stair tower with part-glazed boarded timber door and 2 vertically-aligned narrow windows breaking eaves into decoratively-finialled conical roof off-centre left and altered window immediately to right at ground, with small window to each floor above; lean-to bay to left at ground and pend opening to right, bipartite windows to 1st and 2nd floors and canted dormers above.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows; non-traditional glazing to dormer windows at rear. Grey slates. Coped harled stacks with cans. Overhanging eaves; decorative and plain bargeboarding

INTERIOR: modern but retaining stone turnpike stair and cobbled setts to pend.

BOUNDARY WALLS: semicircular-coped brick boundary walls.

Statement of Interest

Formerly the Blairgowrie Co-Operative bakery, this is the tallest building in Blairgowrie and can be seen from many vantage points around the town.

Statutory address changed from "14-18 (Even nos) Perth Street Including Boundary Walls" to "14 and 16 Perth Street, Blairgowrie, Including Boundary Walls" February 2015.

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