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Caledonian Insurance Company, 33, 35 Albert Square, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.4629 / 56°27'46"N

Longitude: -2.97 / 2°58'11"W

OS Eastings: 340328

OS Northings: 730502

OS Grid: NO403305

Mapcode National: GBR Z9Y.67

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.BTZC

Plus Code: 9C8VF27J+42

Entry Name: Caledonian Insurance Company, 33, 35 Albert Square, Dundee

Listing Name: 33, 35 Meadowside or Albert Square

Listing Date: 4 February 1965

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361539

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25327

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361539

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

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John Murray Robertson, 1886. 3-storey and attic, 2-bay commercial building. Red sandstone ashlar to front, rubble local sandstone elsewhere, grey slate roof. Ground floor slightly advanced; projecting windows with bowed angle lights to 1st and 2nd floors supporting full-width sculpted parapet, sculpted frieze between floors; dutch gable with paired bipartite pilastered windows and semi-circular sunflower pattern lintel panels, sunflower motifs at volutes, strapwork pattern sculpture at tympanum; timber sash and case frames, single pane to bottom, multi-pane to top; margined angles to upper floors, ball-finialled round-section to top acting as rainwater heads with mask


FRONT ELEVATION: 4-panelled and reeded oak door with 2 herm motifs to right, 5-light window to left with stop-chamfered mullions; two 2-storey projecting windows to 1st and 2nd floors, dutch-gabled attic floor.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

Formerly the Caledonian Insurance building; John Murray Robertson had his own offices here.

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