Description: The Old Academy, 6, 7 Rose Terrace
Date Listed: 20 May 1965
Historic Scotland Building ID: 39322
OS Grid Coordinates: 311678, 724027
Latitude/Longitude: 56.4002, -3.4326
Robert Reid, 1804, 2-storey and basement, ashlar symmetrical 5-window front with rusticated ground floor. Centre 3 bays recessed with arched tripartites at ground floor and coupled Roman Doric order at 1st; end bays have fanlight doorpieces and arched tripartites at 1st; balustraded parapet with clock and statue of Britannia added, John Rhind sculptor 1886. Plain interior with notable domed octagonal classroom at rear.
NSA v x p 85 (#6,000 architect given as Burn);
E Smart HISTORY OF PERTH ACADEMY p.87 quoting records gives Robert Reid.
Part of A group with items 18, 31, 48-53, 56, 57, 64-81, 86-94, 144, 212, 270-272.
Source: Historic Scotland
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