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74 North Street, Bo'Ness

A Category B Listed Building in Bo'ness, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0175 / 56°1'3"N

Longitude: -3.6073 / 3°36'26"W

OS Eastings: 299900

OS Northings: 681676

OS Grid: NS999816

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.SZGT

Mapcode Global: WH5R2.K0FQ

Plus Code: 9C8R299V+23

Entry Name: 74 North Street, Bo'Ness

Listing Name: 74 North Street

Listing Date: 22 February 1971

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357939

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22382

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bo'Ness

County: Falkirk

Town: Bo'Ness

Electoral Ward: Bo'ness and Blackness

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Dated 1786, restored by William A Cadell, 1983. Tall 3-storey and attic, rectangular-plan tenement with shop at ground and nepus gables. Harl with ashlar margins and quoin strips. 1st, 2nd and attic floor cill courses. Keystoned doorpiece.

N ELEVATION: bays grouped 2-1. 2-leaf timber door with 3-part fanlight in bay to left of centre at ground, window to left and further window to right, painted timber board over left bays; regular fenestration to each floor above and 2 smaller windows to attic.

E (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: broad gable to centre with 3 bays grouped to right (except at attic), incorporating doorway at ground with lintel dated 1786, incised keystone with 'JCR' and '17 JM 86', timber door and 4-part fanlight, windows in flanking bays and regular fenestration to 1st and 2nd floors with 2 windows to right and 1 to outer left at attic. Broad blank bay to outer right and broad set-back bay to outer left with deep-set timber door in re-entrant angle, 2 windows to 1st and 2nd floors, and tiny attic window to left.

W (OFF MARKET STREET) ELEVATION: asymmetrically-fenestrated elevation with broad centre gable and blocked ground floor openings.

12-pane glazing pattern in replacement timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Margined, coped harled stacks with full-complement of cans; ashlar-coped skews with scroll skewputts.

INTERIOR: broad, stone newel stair with moulded risers. Some simple shutters and panelling.

Statement of Interest

The small square overlooked by the front elevation was the old centre of town.

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