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Ywca, William Street, Blairgowrie

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

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Latitude: 56.5902 / 56°35'24"N

Longitude: -3.3401 / 3°20'24"W

OS Eastings: 317795

OS Northings: 745060

OS Grid: NO177450

Mapcode National: GBR V8.TVBK

Mapcode Global: WH6PF.NMN6

Plus Code: 9C8RHMR5+3W

Entry Name: Ywca, William Street, Blairgowrie

Listing Name: William Street, Ywca

Listing Date: 4 September 2003

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397024

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49490

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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1930s. 2-storey, 3-bay Art Deco style YWCA building. Harl and brick. Brick base course and eaves course.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical. Slightly advanced bay to centre with step up to broad deep-set timber door at ground, cantilevered balcony with ironwork railing and original French window at 1st floor breaking eaves into blocking course with 'YWCA' in ironwork lettering. Flanking bays with horizontal tripartite window to each floor.

SE ELEVATION: gabled bay to left with 2 small windows at ground right and single window above, lower block to right with 3 windows.

Original horizontal 9-pane glazing pattern to Crittal windows and 6-pane glazing pattern to French window at SW; replacement small-pane glazing elsewhere. Grey slates. Brick stack with cans. Deeply overhanging eaves; plain bargeboarding.

INTERIOR: timber-balustered dog-leg staircase; hall with Art Deco door handles retained to 2-leaf panelled timber doors; steel tie-beam roof and stage.

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