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Ardlin, unenclosed settlement 700m west of

A Scheduled Monument in Blairgowrie and Glens, Perth and Kinross

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Latitude: 56.5876 / 56°35'15"N

Longitude: -3.407 / 3°24'25"W

OS Eastings: 313681

OS Northings: 744852

OS Grid: NO136448

Mapcode National: GBR V6.ZY69

Mapcode Global: WH6PD.MPT7

Entry Name: Ardlin, unenclosed settlement 700m W of

Scheduled Date: 29 October 1999

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Source ID: SM7186

Schedule Class: Cultural

Category: Prehistoric domestic and defensive: settlement

Location: Kinloch

County: Perth and Kinross

Electoral Ward: Blairgowrie and Glens

Traditional County: Perthshire


Reid & Forbes, 1937. 3-storey and attic, 7-bay, near-symmetrical Art Deco shop with Jazz Modern details. Polished black granite at ground floor; channelled sandstone ashlar at 1st floor; polished sandstone ashlar above; polished dressings. Coped cill course above shop fascia between ground and 1st floors; zigzag moulded cills to 2nd floor windows; band course, continues as transoms, becoming curvilinear hood over central bay at 2nd floor; cornice below coped blocking course at 2nd floor; stylised brackets below centred, bowed steel balustrade. Moulded margins spanning triple grouped windows at 1st floor.

NW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: modern shop windows at ground floor with recessed modern entrance offset to left. Wrought iron shutters to canopied V-canted window at centre of 1st floor, stylised polygonal shafts flanking; small window with moulded surround and ornamental fleur-de-lys apron to centre of 2nd floor above. 3 slightly recessed windows flanking central bay to left and right at 1st floor; 3 windows, closely spaced, flanking central bay at 2nd floor. 6 evenly disposed corniced box dormers to mansard roof above.

SW AND NE ELEVATIONS: obscured by adjoining buildings.

SE ELEVATION: not seen 2000.

Shop windows at ground floor; aluminium-framed casement windows to 1st and 2nd floors; sash and case windows to dormers. Grey slate mansard roof; coped skews.

INTERIOR: fitted as modern shop at ground floor; unseen elsewhere.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

Statement of Scheduling

The monument is of national importance because of its potential to contribute to our understanding of prehistoric settlement and economy. Its importance is increased by its proximity to monuments of potentially contemporary date.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland



PLAN OF THE CITY OF EDINBURGH, INCLUDING ALL THE LATEST AND INTENDED IMPROVEMENTS, circa 1827; 1853 and 1877 OS MAPS; J Grant, CASSELL'S OLD AND NEW EDINBURGH, Vol 2, p209; City Archives (Dean of Guild) 30 July 1937; A J Youngson, THE MAKING OF CLASSICAL EDINBURGH, (1966), p215; J Gifford, C McWilliam and D Walker, EDINBURGH (Buildings of Scotland series), (1984), p381; Charles McKean, EDINBURGH, AN ILLUSTRATED ARCHITECTURAL GUIDE, (1992), p118; S Harris, THE PLACE NAMES OF EDINBURGH, (1996), p561.

Source: Historic Environment Scotland

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