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Bank Street, Former Royal Bank of Scotland

A Category B Listed Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8668 / 55°52'0"N

Longitude: -3.9806 / 3°58'50"W

OS Eastings: 276151

OS Northings: 665506

OS Grid: NS761655

Mapcode National: GBR 00NL.0R

Mapcode Global: WH4QB.TSNT

Entry Name: Bank Street, Former Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 19 April 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356148

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20937

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Airdrie

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Airdrie

Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Thomson, 1874. 3-storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan classical bank. Broken semicircular-arched pediment bearing royal coat-of-arms to centre window of 2nd storey. Yellow ashlar sandstone to front, squared and snecked rubble to sides and rear. Stepped base course, dividing band between 1st and 2nd storeys, continuous cill course to 2nd storey, eaves course cornice, blocked parapet. Lugged architraved openings with projecting cornices, consoled on 1st floor windows.

W (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: outer bays slightly advanced. Modern cladding and openings to ground floor. Semicircular-arched pediment to centre window on 1st floor, carved, projecting pediments to windows of outer bay. Slightly smaller window to 2nd storey. Heavy projecting, cornice, mutuled with paterae to cymatium. Blocked parapet with paterae and recessed panels.

E (REAR) ELEVATION: modern, flat-roofed extension to ground. Irregular fenestration to upper storeys, tall semicircular-arched window to centre right and steel fire escape to far right.

N (SIDE) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration.

S(SIDE) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration.

Plate glass, sash and windows. Concealed, low-pitched, hipped roof. Grey slates, lead flashing.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

Statement of Interest

Building boarded up and abandoned at time of resurvey (August 2001).

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