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Corner House Hotel, 78 High Street, Annan

A Category B Listed Building in Annan, Dumfries and Galloway

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Latitude: 54.9875 / 54°59'15"N

Longitude: -3.262 / 3°15'43"W

OS Eastings: 319346

OS Northings: 566607

OS Grid: NY193666

Mapcode National: GBR 5BNR.LX

Mapcode Global: WH6Y6.VWVW

Plus Code: 9C6RXPQQ+26

Entry Name: Corner House Hotel, 78 High Street, Annan

Listing Name: 74-78 (Even Nos) High Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 356344

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB21103

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Annan

County: Dumfries and Galloway

Town: Annan

Electoral Ward: Annandale South

Traditional County: Dumfriesshire

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Frank J Carruthers of Dumfries and Lockerbie, circa 1900.
3-storey renaissance-detailed corner block with shops and
hotel. Elaborately-detailed S elevation to High Street with
sculptured ornament at top floor, recessed circular turret
turns corner (wide hotel entrance in canted corner below),
plain (E) elevation to Lady Street. Polished ashlar High
Street elevation has 2 bays with tripartites, balconies to
upper floor on columns supported on stone corbels, elaborate
pedimented heads raised high above eaves level. Further
narrow left bay with oculus at 2nd floor. Turret at angle
with Lady Street has columned mullions and slated dome.
Bull-faced 2-bay E gable, linked pair apex stacks. Rear wing
raised to 3 storeys. Slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

The Hon R J Seddon one time President of New Zealand and

whose parents both came from Annan, stayed here in 1902 with

his cousin when he received the freedom of the burgh.

Terminates Bank Street view looking N.

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