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5-7 South Street, Bo'Ness

A Category C Listed Building in Bo'Ness, Falkirk

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Latitude: 56.0172 / 56°1'2"N

Longitude: -3.6092 / 3°36'33"W

OS Eastings: 299781

OS Northings: 681646

OS Grid: NS997816

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.SYZD

Mapcode Global: WH5R2.J0KY

Plus Code: 9C8R298R+V8

Entry Name: 5-7 South Street, Bo'Ness

Listing Name: 5 and 7 South Street with 14 North Street

Listing Date: 1 June 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357948

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22391

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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Later to late 19th century. 2-storey, 4-bay (above ground) shop and store, in irregular terrace. Stugged ashlar with pilastraded shopfront lugged architraved windows to S; roughly squared rubble with ashlar dressings to rear. Ground floor dentilled (masked) cornice and frieze, and eaves course.

S ELEVATION: broad 2-leaf boarded timber door with plate glass fanlight in bay to right of centre, fixed display windows in flanking bays and 2 further display windows beyond to left, all with dividing pilasters and full-width frieze; 4 regularly-disposed windows to 1st floor and 2 traditional rooflights above.

N (NORTH STREET) ELEVATION: 2 windows to each floor at centre flanking dominant shouldered wallhead stack; narrow timber door with blocked fanlight and adjacent small window below 1st floor window at outer right and further small window below boarded timber hayloft door with deep plate glass fanlight at outer left; 2 traditional rooflights.

E ELEVATION: blank gabled elevation with No 9 South Street adjoining at left.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Cavetto-coped (truncated?) ashlar stack to W; ashlar-coped skews and cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: moulded cornices.

Statement of Interest

Earlier listing records that the building was dated 1891, no evidence of this was found 2003, and the general appearance is earlier.

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