Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site

BRIDGE OF EARN, BACK STREET, BURNBRAE, BURNSIDE AND FETTERESKLB4542

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
C
Date Added
26/08/1977
Local Authority
Perth And Kinross
Planning Authority
Perth And Kinross
Parish
Dunbarney
NGR
NO 13244 18330
Coordinates
313244, 718330

Description

Dated 1800. Good survival of early 2-storey and 2-storey with attic, 5-bay tenement with dated oval panel in wallhead gable, and flanked by 2-storey and attic, 2-bay dwelling and later piended 2-storey, 2-bay shop and dwelling, on former main route at heart of Bridge of Earn village. Large blocks of red sandstone ashlar and snecked roughly squared and coursed red sandstone rubble to outer bays. Some droved window dressings.

FURTHER DESCRIPTION: symmetrical entrance elevation to W with gablehead stack to centre wallhead gable, part-glazed timber door at centre flanked by later windows altered from doors. Canted dormer window over outer left bays. Altered rear (E) elevations.

4-pane glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows with horns to 1st floor and gablehead, non-traditional modern glazing elsewhere. Grey slates. Coped ashlar wallhead gable and ridge stacks with thackstanes and some cans.

Statement of Special Interest

This short terrace of local red sandstone buildings with Burnbrae at its centre is a significant element in the streetscape of this early part of the village of Bridge of Earn. It is a good survival of an early tenement building and it conforms to the Scottish tradition of a central wallhead gable. The building immediately to the north is the separately listed Cyprus Inn; it is similarly styled with its centre bay rising into a wallhead gable. The Inn appears on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map as a brewery, but as a public house on the 2nd edition. Development in Back Street commenced in 1769 when local joiner and undertaker, John Gilloch, obtained a ninety nine year lease from the Moncreiffe Estate of a strip of land running from Sealsbridge, to the south of Burnbrae, and the River Earn to the east. There are some good rubble boundary walls located at the rear of these properties.

List description revised 2009.

References

Bibliography

1st and 2nd edition Ordnance Survey maps (1859-64 and 1894). JW and RE Seath Dunbarney A Parish With A Past (1991), illus p51.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

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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