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Latitude: 56.0178 / 56°1'4"N
Longitude: -3.6082 / 3°36'29"W
OS Eastings: 299846
OS Northings: 681707
OS Grid: NS998817
Mapcode National: GBR 1R.SZ88
Mapcode Global: WH5R2.K01J
Plus Code: 9C8R299R+4P
Entry Name: 42-46 North Street, Bo'Ness
Listing Name: 42 - 54 (Even Nos), North Street, Anchor Tavern
Listing Date: 1 June 1979
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 357938
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22381
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Bo'ness and Blackness
Traditional County: West Lothian
Arthur Colville of Edinburgh, builder, 1891, altered at ground. 2-storey and attic Scots Baronial style small tenement with public house and shop at ground, on corner site. Coursed rough-faced sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Continuous hoodmould/string course over 1st floor NW; eaves cornice. Roll-moulded surrounds; round-headed voussoired window; corbels; relieving arch; raked cills; stone mullions. All elevations to North Street unless stated.
N (CORNER) ELEVATION: rounded tower-like elevation with broad timber door at ground giving way to corbelled 1st floor with wide-centre tripartite window and further-corbelled tower-head with gabled dormer window and ball-finialled turret roof.
NW ELEVATION: small window and door in penultimate left bay at ground and bipartite window to outer left; further window and altered opening in bay to left of centre and centre-door shop to right. 4 windows to 1st floor and blank bay with blind tablet to outer left; stone-gabled dormer windows breaking eaves to centre and right bays, and crowstepped gable with window to left; modern rooflight to right of stack.
NE ELEVATION: narrow crowstep-gabled elevation with 2 windows at ground, single window above and round-headed window in gablehead.
S (HAMILTON LANE) ELEVATION: shop window to left at ground and door to right with 2 windows above. Plain dry-dashed return to right.
4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates with fishscale pattern to turret. Coped ashlar stacks with cans; ashlar-coped skews and skewputts. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.
INTERIOR: Anchor Tavern with honeycomb plasterwork ceiling; timber bar, decorative gantry and decorative coloured glass panels to lower lights of NW bipartite window.
Previously listed as 42-46 North Street.
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