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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396970
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49445
Building Class: Cultural
Location: Blairgowrie and Rattray
County: Perth and Kinross
Town: Blairgowrie And Rattray
Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens
Traditional County: Perthshire
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.
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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