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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 356281
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21066
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Annandale South
Traditional County: Dumfriesshire
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
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
2 corniced square gatepiers. Walled garden, iron-railed at
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.
INTERIOR: apsidal entrance hall, doors in heavy timber door
cases; good cornice and ceiling plasterwork.
B Group with Items in Bank Street and Items 31, 32.
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