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Ednam Street, Adult Training Centre (Former Academy) Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9865 / 54°59'11"N

Longitude: -3.2603 / 3°15'37"W

OS Eastings: 319451

OS Northings: 566493

OS Grid: NY194664

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNS.Y8

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.WXNN

Entry Name: Ednam Street, Adult Training Centre (Former Academy) Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356314

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21080

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Annan

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

Contract plans prepared by Thomas Brown of Annan, mason;
contractor Hugh Ker of Annan, mason. Dated 1820. Plain
classical 2-storey academy; full-height 2-bay wings added
later in 19th century matching original building and
retaining symmetry; deepened in plan and with rear wing faced
in brick. Droved red ashlar with polished dressings. Slate
roofs.
ORIGINAL BUILDING: 5 bays, shallow advanced end bays, central
openings flanked at each level by pilasters, door in
segmental-arched panel. Base course, frieze and cornice (to
each floor) and blocking course break forward at centre and
ends; raised panels over centre and ends. Multi-paned sash
windows. Axial stacks. Recessed WINGS identically detailed.
Set behind low ashlar wall with corniced square gatepiers,
cast-iron railings.

Statement of Interest

Plan advised on by Academy Committee; the design of the

Liverpool Caledonian School was examined, and the final

scheme was prepared with advice from several individuals,

particularly General Dirom of Mount Annan.

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