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High Street, Town Hall and Freestanding Lamps

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9873 / 54°59'14"N

Longitude: -3.2645 / 3°15'52"W

OS Eastings: 319180

OS Northings: 566586

OS Grid: NY191665

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNR.1Z

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.TXM1

Entry Name: High Street, Town Hall and Freestanding Lamps

Listing Date: 3 August 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356337

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21097

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Annan

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Description

R Smith of Glasgow, architect. Dated 1875. 2-storey Town
house with prominent 4-stage tower central on main (E)
elevation. Scots Baronial detailing with bartizans,
roll-moulding, crow-stepped gables. Red ashlar.
Cable-moulded round-arched wide doorway in tower, balustraded
balcony above and empty base and canopy for sculpture;
corbelled conical-roofed bartizans, louvred openings in top
stage, clock to each face of 1st stage of slated and leaded
spire. 2 bays either side of tower with cross-windows.
Horizontal string courses; louvred dormer-shaped ventilators;
corniced end stacks; slate roof. Large 1st floor window with
hoodmould and Jacobean detailed head - S gable; 3-bay rear
wing extends to W. Modern addition to N gable. Free-standing
lamps flank doorway, cast-iron brackets on ashlar bases.
INTERIOR: modern alterations; hall at 1st floor runs full
length of building.

Statement of Interest

The "Bruce Stone" which was removed from Annan in the

1920's/30's has been returned and is set in the hall E wall

(for description see RCAHM INVENTORY, 1920, No 4).

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