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Perth, 6, 7 Rose Terrace, Old Academy

Library (19th Century), Municipal Building (19th Century), School (19th Century)

Site Name Perth, 6, 7 Rose Terrace, Old Academy

Classification Library (19th Century), Municipal Building (19th Century), School (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) County Library; Council Offices

Canmore ID 159066

Site Number NO12SW 529

NGR NO 11678 24027

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Perth And Kinross
  • Parish Perth
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District Perth And Kinross
  • Former County Perthshire

Treasured Places (10 August 2007)

In 1803-4 Perth Academy was built to designs by Robert Reid. The building housed a number of educational establishments including the Academy and Perth Grammar School. It was built in a classical style, featuring grand staircases, elegant plasterwork and a large domed schoolroom. The building has now been converted into offices.

Information from RCAHMS (SC) 10 August 2007

Haynes, N 2000

Architecture Notes

Architect: Robert Reid 1803

AG Heiton 1901 additions


S.N.P.G. Scots Magazine, Vol. 23, Oct. 1761, p. 555 note on opening.


Construction (1803 - 1804)


Design (1803 - 1804)

Photographic Survey (18 July 2000)


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