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St Roque's Library, Blackscroft, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4649 / 56°27'53"N

Longitude: -2.9616 / 2°57'41"W

OS Eastings: 340845

OS Northings: 730726

OS Grid: NO408307

Mapcode National: GBR ZBX.8W

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.GRXR

Plus Code: 9C8VF27Q+X9

Entry Name: St Roque's Library, Blackscroft, Dundee

Listing Name: Blacks Croft and Foundry Lane, "Ricks", Former St Roques Public Library, Including Railings, Balusters and Garden Walls

Listing Date: 4 February 1965

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361372

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25191

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361372

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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James Thomson, (draughtsman probably William Careless)
1910. Small symmetrical single-storey ashlar library
set in triangular formal garden on gusset site.
3-bay N and W frontages, channelled angle pilasters and
centre baroque arches containing broken pedimented
aedicular Ionic doorpiece, inscription over, to W and
architraved doorpiece to N. Architraved cross windows
to either side with leaded glass. Entablature, dentil
cornice and balustrade, stepped swagged panelled
centrepiece. Balustrade missing from W elevation.
S ELEVATION: 3 similar windows, blind basement, balustrade
E elevation blank rubble-built wall.
Balustraded terrace in garden. Wrought-iron railings and
overthrow gates between stone piers. Hollow chamfered
pier at gusset.
Interior altered, due to conversion to night club and a

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