Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

30-36 (EVEN NOS) PRINCES STREET, (FORMER STAR BAR)LB39592

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
26/08/1977
Supplementary Information Updated
24/01/2019
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Burgh
Perth
NGR
NO 11940 23300
Coordinates
311940, 723300

Description

Early 19th century. Three-storey, seven-bay tenement with pilastered timber fascia and dentiled cornice to ground (former public house). Painted ashlar with 1st floor cill course and moulded cornice at eaves. Alternating blind window openings to 1st and 2nd floors. 2-leaf timber panelled door to centre, flanked by asymmetrical arrangement of 'Tuscan¿ style pilasters between plate glass windows; further timber door to far right (serving flats above). Glass corridor links north (side) elevation to St John the Baptist Episcopal Church (see LB39308).

With 12-pane glazing to timber sash and case windows; plate glass to ground. Slate roof. Broad brick end stack. Clay cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

Statement of Special Interest

No 30-36 Princes Street is the oldest extant building on the east side of Princes Street, predating later development by at least 2 decades. It is an important part of the streetscape with closely set window arrangement at 1st and 2nd floors indicative of an early 19th century date. Its ground floor fascia of alternating timber pilasters and plate glass surmounted by a long uninterupted dentiled cornice is particularly notable. Perth is renowned for its surviving stock of substantially unaltered and well-detailed early shop fronts. No 30-36 contributes significantly to the eclectic run of buildings that form the East side of Princes Street. The ground floor was bought by the adjacent St John the Baptist Episcopal Church (see LB39308) and is now used as a meeting space linked to the church by an external glass corridor.

List Description updated at resurvey (2009).

Description and Statement of Special Interest section updated in 2019.

References

Bibliography

Evident on Robert Reid's Map of 1809 and John Thomson and William Johnson's Map of 1820 (Perth City Archives).

Haynes, N. (2000) Perth & Kinross - An Illustrated Architectural Guide, p.25.

Gifford, J. (2007) The Buildings Of Scotland - Perth & Kinross, p.629.

Information provided by a member of the public (2019).

About Listed Buildings

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We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

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