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Linlithgow Bridge, Main Street, Public Hall (Community Centre)

A Category B Listed Building in Linlithgow, West Lothian

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9758 / 55°58'32"N

Longitude: -3.6264 / 3°37'34"W

OS Eastings: 298603

OS Northings: 677058

OS Grid: NS986770

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.WF8F

Mapcode Global: WH5R8.82D7

Entry Name: Linlithgow Bridge, Main Street, Public Hall (Community Centre)

Listing Date: 20 December 1976

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345947

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12977

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Linlithgow

County: West Lothian

Electoral Ward: Linlithgow

Parish: Linlithgow

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Sir Robert Lorimer, 1907. Single-storey, Voyseyesque Arts and Crafts, T-plan hall with lower projecting entrance porch to stret (N) elevation, 4-bay hall, services in wider block at rear. Harled, painted white with cream sandstone base course, margins and lower half of porch. Battered walls to porch and buttresses, projecting flat-roofed porches to N, W, and E elevations with band course at wallhead, long ogee-roofed dormerheaded windows to each side bay, swept and overhanging wooden eaves.

HALL:

N (STREET) ELEVATION: gabled with thermal window over porchm arrowslit to gablehead with sandstone apex detail; porch with 2-leaf boarded doors on both returns, window to N Elevation, band course at wallhead rising in semi-circular motif over doors and window.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: 4 symmetrical bays divided by buttresses, porch to re-entrant angle of T with door to N elevation and window to side elevation.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: mirror image of above with later flat-roofed addition added to N elevation of porch.

BLOCK AT REAR:

W AND E (SIDE) ELEVATIONS: 2 windows.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: 5 bays; 3 closely slpaced and advanced windows to centre, window to outer right and left, modern flat-roofed addition on left return.

18-pane sash and case windows (12-pane to rear block). Grey slate roof, triangular vents to hall, piended roof to rear block, rendered stacks.

Low sandstone plinth to street, railings removed.

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