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3 Crichton Street, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.46 / 56°27'35"N

Longitude: -2.9703 / 2°58'13"W

OS Eastings: 340300

OS Northings: 730180

OS Grid: NO403301

Mapcode National: GBR Z9Y.DC

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.BWSL

Plus Code: 9C8VF25H+XV

Entry Name: 3 Crichton Street, Dundee

Listing Name: 3-9 (Odd Nos) Crichton Street, Crichton Buildings

Listing Date: 30 March 1994

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361294

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25124

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361294

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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Late 18th century. 4-storey, 6-bay commercial building with shops to ground floor. Painted ashlar, grey slate roof. Pilastered shopfronts, corniced ground floor, cill band to 1st and 2nd floor, eaves course; 2-pane timber sash and case windows, architraved to 1st floor, margined to 2nd; ashlar-coped skews, corniced gable stacks, wallhead stack to front.

FRONT ELEVATION: 3 shopfronts to ground floor, mostly original or with early alterations, model of the old Town House (William Adam, 1731, demolished) over Pillars public house door; 6 windows to upper floors, blinded at 3rd bay from right.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

Crichton Street was the first of a series of streets to be cut through from the High Street to the Tay, beginning in 1779 following the purchase by the council of a large house belonging to Dr Crichton. This building appears to date from that time.

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