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31 Albert Square, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4628 / 56°27'46"N

Longitude: -2.9701 / 2°58'12"W

OS Eastings: 340318

OS Northings: 730492

OS Grid: NO403304

Mapcode National: GBR Z9Y.6D

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.BTXF

Plus Code: 9C8VF27H+4X

Entry Name: 31 Albert Square, Dundee

Listing Name: 31 Meadowside or Albert Square

Listing Date: 30 March 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361536

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25323

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361536

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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Alfred and Paul Waterhouse, 1895-8. 3-storey and attic former Prudential Assurance building. Red brick, red ashlar dressings

and bandings, polished granite base course, plain red tile roof

with decorative terracotta ridge tiles. Tall ground floor with Ionic

pilastered outer bays supporting corniced frieze, cartouche panels flanked by palm leaves between lintel course at 1st and cill

course at 2nd floor, corbelled main cornice at 2nd floor; single

and bipartite windows to 1st and 2nd floors with 2-pane timber

sash and case frames, bipartites flanked by pilaster strips rising

through both floors to cornice; 2 gabled dormers to outer bays

with birdcage finials, large round-headed windows with finialled

pilasters, small gabled dormer to centre linked to outer gables by

coped arcaded parapet. Ashlar-coped return gables with cut-down stacks. Cast-iron rainwater goods, rectangular-section to front with 'PAC' inscribed hoppers.

FRONT ELEVATION tripartite window to ground floor centre with consoled fascia and 4 mezzanine windows above, round-headed pend entrance to outer bay at right, door to outer bay at left with tripartite round-headed window above; bipartite window flanked by singles at 1st and 2nd floor centre, bipartites to advanced outer bays; 3 dormers.

RIGHT RETURN AND REAR ELEVATIONS: single and paired windows.

INTERIOR: glazed tiles to ground floor public areas.

Statement of Interest

The cartouches are inscribed from left to right MDCCCXLVII, PAC, MDCCCXCVI.

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