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7-15 Murraygate, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.462 / 56°27'43"N

Longitude: -2.9686 / 2°58'6"W

OS Eastings: 340410

OS Northings: 730401

OS Grid: NO404304

Mapcode National: GBR ZB1.MC

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.CVM1

Plus Code: 9C8VF26J+QH

Entry Name: 7-15 Murraygate, Dundee

Listing Name: 7-15 (Odd Nos) Murraygate

Listing Date: 15 August 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361574

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25350

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361574

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Commercial building

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William Alexander, 1896. 4-storey and attic, 8-bay, Renaissance-detailed commercial building. Cream sandstone ashlar, slated mansard roof. Modern shopfronts to ground floor with original dentilled cornice, cill course and drop-corbelled main cornice to 2nd floor, corniced and coped parapet broken by segmental dormers rising from wallhead; banded angle pilasters, paired to 3rd floor with ball-finial to left. Single and bipartite windows to 1st and 2nd floors, pilastered with consoled pediments alternately segmental and triangular to 1st, lugged and voluted architraves to 2nd, single windows to 3rd floor with lugged architraves, all originally with 2-pane timber sash and case frames, some now with modern glazing. Corniced ridge and wallhead stacks.

FRONT ELEVATION 2 shopfronts to ground floor, windows to 1st and 2nd floor arranged 2-1-1-2-2-1-1-2, 8 windows to 3rd floor, 8 dormers.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

The design is similar to the adjoining 1, 3, 5 Murraygate/51-63 Commercial Street by Alexander Johnston (1877), itself conforming to the general character of William Mackison's Improvement Act designs, such as 73-99 Commercial Street.

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