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Dobbie Hall, Main Street, Larbert

A Category B Listed Building in Larbert, Falkirk

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Latitude: 56.0248 / 56°1'29"N

Longitude: -3.8248 / 3°49'29"W

OS Eastings: 286367

OS Northings: 682818

OS Grid: NS863828

Mapcode National: GBR 1H.SJQ4

Mapcode Global: WH5QS.6TYQ

Plus Code: 9C8R25FG+W3

Entry Name: Dobbie Hall, Main Street, Larbert

Listing Name: Main Street, Dobbie Hall

Listing Date: 26 August 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 342962

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10502

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200342962

Location: Larbert

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Bonnybridge and Larbert

Parish: Larbert

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

Tagged with: Hall

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A & W Black, Architects, Falkirk. 1901. Plain, 6-bay deep,
stugged ashlar hall with piended slate roof set behind
exhuberant 2-bay deep neo-Baroque front. 5-bay front
elevation with end bays advanced. Ground floor-chanelled
ashlar with deep ashlar base, moulded cill course and
cornice. Plain ashlar 1st floor with moulded cill course and
rusticated quoins, the former carried round the hall at the
rear. Central door set in arched Gibbsian surround with
flanking Ionic pilasters and curved broken pediment. 1st
floor tripartite window above with triangular pediment and
upper cartouche set between engaged Ionic columns and
surmounted by large curved broken pediment at wallhed. Deep
bracketted main cornice and balustrade parapet. All windows
2-pane sashes, outer ground floor bays with engaged pilasters
in reveals. 1st floor window bays pedimented, outer bays with
cartouche and flat side pilasters, inner bays with lugged
Interior: Entrance hall with cloakrooms at ground floor,
upper lesser hall at first floor, all with original detailing
and plasterwork.
Main Hall: 5 Ionic columns support curved end. U-shaped
gallery with original seating and elaborate neo-Baroque
front. Lavish proscenium arch with engaged Corinthian columns
and upper initialled cartouche.
Richly decorated coffered ceiling.

Statement of Interest

Endowed by Robert Dobbie J P Beechmount Lambert. 2-storey

piended stage block with retiring rooms at rear and modern

2-storey flat-roofed extension on east side. Ground floor

seating removed. Low angular wall and later railings surround

the site with war memorial at front.

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