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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.
This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.References:
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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