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42-44 Castle Street, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4604 / 56°27'37"N

Longitude: -2.9677 / 2°58'3"W

OS Eastings: 340464

OS Northings: 730229

OS Grid: NO404302

Mapcode National: GBR ZB5.2S

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.DW17

Plus Code: 9C8VF26J+5W

Entry Name: 42-44 Castle Street, Dundee

Listing Name: 42-48 (Even Nos) Castle STREET/2-8 (Even Nos) Exchange Street

Listing Date: 4 February 1965

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361180

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25039

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361180

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Pub

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David Mackenzie, 1832. 4-storey, 6-bay to Castle Street, 7-bay to Exchange Street, quadrant bay to angle, tenemental building with public house and shopfronts at ground floor. Sandstone ashlar, ashlar dressings (some refaced in concrete), piended slate roof. Painted, pilastraded ground floor, Greek Doric columns in antis at angle, corniced frieze with 4 laurel wreath motifs to each elevation. Cill course to 1st and 2nd floor, eaves course, margined angles; mostly 2-pane timber sash and case windows, architraved and corniced to 1st floor, architraved to 2nd, margined to 3rd. Ashlar-coped skews, harled axial stacks, linked wallhead stack to Exchange Street.

CASTLE STREET ELEVATION: Close door to ground floor centre, 6 windows to 1st floor (additional small window between 1st and 2nd bays from right), 6 windows to 2nd and 3rd floor; slightly recessed quadrant bay to right, window to all floors.

EXCHANGE STREET ELEVATION: close door to ground floor 2nd bay from right, 7 windows to 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor.

INTERIOR: Plaster ceilings and panelling to 1st floor front rooms; Two 20th century stained glass windows to 1st floor rear.

Statement of Interest

There is a suite of offices at the 1st floor entered from 40 Castle Street contemporary with Frank Thomson's office entrance of 1919, also listed.

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