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27, 29 Bank Street and Gatepiers and Railings

A Category A Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9862 / 54°59'10"N

Longitude: -3.2621 / 3°15'43"W

OS Eastings: 319334

OS Northings: 566461

OS Grid: NY193664

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNS.KD

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.VXSW

Entry Name: 27, 29 Bank Street and Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356281

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21066

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Annan

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Style of Walter Newall, circa 1840. 2-storey bank and
manager's house terminating view S along Bank Street.
Classical details; rusticated low banking office added to N
probably late in 19th century.
All red ashlar.
ORIGINAL BUILDING: square-plan; 3-bay elevations, main (E)
entrance elevation with square-columned central porch (N
elevation - to bank office - originally treated similarly);
bipartites in chunky moulded architraves (aproned and
corniced at ground) with lying-pane glazing.
Similar detailing continued to all elevations, including 1st
floor cill band, wide angle margins, eaves course and
cornice. Stacks with grouped octagonal flues; piended slate
roof.
INTERIOR: Some Greek revival detailing; good central stair
lit by cupola and with cast-iron balustrade;
well-proportioned friezes and cornices; marble chimney pieces
arranged with pilasters supporting entablature. Cellar partly
vaulted.
2 corniced square gatepiers. Walled garden, iron-railed at
Bank Street.
BANKING OFFICE: (now solicitors office, 27 Bank Street).
Balustraded 3-bay N elevation with 2 Burlington windows
flanking similarly detailed door; bowed and channelled E end.
Concealed roof.
INTERIOR: apsidal entrance hall, doors in heavy timber door
cases; good cornice and ceiling plasterwork.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Items in Bank Street and Items 31, 32.

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