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Royal Hotel, 2 South Street, Milnathort

A Category B Listed Building in Kinross-shire, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.2264 / 56°13'35"N

Longitude: -3.4205 / 3°25'13"W

OS Eastings: 312023

OS Northings: 704671

OS Grid: NO120046

Mapcode National: GBR 1Z.CRJ0

Mapcode Global: WH6R4.FRFM

Plus Code: 9C8R6HGH+HQ

Entry Name: Royal Hotel, 2 South Street, Milnathort

Listing Name: Milnathort, South Street, Royal Hotel Including Ancillary Structures

Listing Date: 11 November 2003

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397080

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49532

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Orwell

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Kinross-shire

Parish: Orwell

Traditional County: Kinross-shire

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Early 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay hotel. Painted stugged squared rubble with painted margins. Eaves course. Segmental-headed carriage arch.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 3 bays to right symmetrical with semicircular steps up to 2-leaf panelled timber door at centre, canted 5-light oriel windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration abutting eaves at 1st floor, canted slate-roofed dormers over outer bays with small cast-iron rooflight to centre. Bay to outer left with boarded timber door to deep-set carriage arch and 5-light oriel window above

W ELEVATION: gabled elevation with raggle (evidence of lower gabled bay) and narrow bay to left with blocked opening at ground and window above. Ancillary (see below) abutting at outer left.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows, top-opening and casement windows to oriels. Purple slates. Coped droved ashlar stacks with thackstanes and cans; ashlar-coped skews. Cast-iron downpipe with decorative rainwater hopper and fixings.

INTERIOR: bar modernised but with plain cornices.

ANCILLARY STRUCTURE: rectangular-plan, slated rubble ancillary (converted to dwelling) with boarded timber door and small horizontal window to ground S and further small window high up in gablehead. W elevation with variety of elements including tiny opening to right, door to left and window to centre all at 1st floor.

Statement of Interest

Milnathort is listed by Groome as a 'little market town', with a railway station, two hotels and the only grain market in the county of Kinross as well as weekly stock sales. Forms group with neighbouring 2-6 South Street and contributes to the streetscape.

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