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Glenluce, 19 Main Street, Royal Bank of Scotland

A Category B Listed Building in Mid Galloway and Wigtown West, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8784 / 54°52'42"N

Longitude: -4.8116 / 4°48'41"W

OS Eastings: 219718

OS Northings: 557354

OS Grid: NX197573

Mapcode National: GBR GHHT.8S0

Mapcode Global: WH2SJ.2N11

Entry Name: Glenluce, 19 Main Street, Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 3 August 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353655

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19328

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Old Luce

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Electoral Ward: Mid Galloway and Wigtown West

Traditional County: Wigtownshire

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Description

1899 (dated). 2-storey, 3-bay bank, at end of terrace. Red sandstone bull-faced squared and snecked masonry; red sandstone ashlar dressings. N elevation rubble with red sandstone ashlar margins. Ashlar rybated and chamfered margins. Moulded string course between floors to S and E elevations. Deep eaves cornice to S elevation, continued round to W and E elevations, and continued on E elevation as eaves course.

S (MAIN STREET) ELEVATION: keystoned round-arched doorway at centre; double stop-chamfered reveals; tripartite door with multi-pane surround. Keystoned round-arched timber mullioned and transomed tripartite windows in outer bays at ground floor. Ashlar mullioned and transomed windows in outer bays at 1st floor; small bipartite window at centre, with straight hoodmould. String course stepped over moulded panel; inscribed "18 NB of S 99", above doorway, with 2 scroll motifs below.

E (CHURCH STREET) ELEVATION: 2 small bipartite windows at centre at ground floor, each with mannered relieving arch. Window to left at 1st floor. 2 wallhead stacks to left and right of centre, off-set at 1st floor from just below string course. Elevation continues to right at ground floor as saddleback coped wall, with ball finial surmounting the slight continuation of string course; gateway with overthrow to right; tall painted rubble wall with semicircular tile coping adjoined to right and continued up Church Street.

W ELEVATION: adjoined to lower building, No 17 Main Street (see separate listing).

N ELEVATION: window at centre and bipartite windows in outer bays at

1st floor. Window at centre, to left and to right of centre at ground floor; small piended wing adjoined to right. Multi-pane glazing to upper lights and plate glass lower lights at ground floor; 4-pane upper lights and plate glass lower lights at 1st floor. Corniced and shouldered wallhead stacks, with coped scrolled detail to shouldering;

2 to E elevation, 2 to W with S stack adjoined to stack of No 19 Main Street and N stack not detailed; stacks linked to roof pitch by mansard-like extension. Small grey-green slates to piended platform roof; leaded scrolls to angles of platform. Cast-iron rainwater goods continued through string course; corniced guttering. 2 flat-roofed dormer windows to S pitch and to N pitch.

Statement of Interest

This building was built as the National Bank of Scotland. No 17 Main Street has a complementary gablehead stack, which must have been reconstructed in 1899, when No 19 Main Street was built.

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