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47 Trades Lane, Dundee

A Category B Listed Building in Dundee, Dundee

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Latitude: 56.462 / 56°27'43"N

Longitude: -2.9648 / 2°57'53"W

OS Eastings: 340645

OS Northings: 730402

OS Grid: NO406304

Mapcode National: GBR ZBH.1P

Mapcode Global: WH7RB.FVF0

Plus Code: 9C8VF26P+R3

Entry Name: 47 Trades Lane, Dundee

Listing Name: 43-65 (Odd Nos) Trades Lane

Listing Date: 30 March 1995

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361905

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB25574

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200361905

Location: Dundee

County: Dundee

Town: Dundee

Electoral Ward: Maryfield

Traditional County: Angus

Tagged with: Commercial building

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Late 19th century; alterations and additions early 20th century.

2-storey, 15-bay commercial building on gushet site with East Dock Street and Candle Lane. Rendered to front, brick to rear, platform slate roof, piended to gushet. Painted pilastered ground floor with dentilled cornice, corniced parapet; large plate glass windows to ground floor, tripartite windows to 1st in recessed panels separated by pilaster strips.

TRADES LANE ELEVATION: 14-bay. 7 bays to left; 2-leaf doors with fanlight at 4th bay from left with keystoned and moulded round-headed doorcase, anta pilasters, pilastered doorpiece, fluted to top with paired consoles and segmental pediment rising through cornice, 3 windows to left and right, 7 windows to 1st floor. 7 bays to right; door and doorpiece to bay at right as above, 2 vehicular openings to left, 3-bay shopfront to far left with doors to centre, 7 windows to 1st floor (bipartite to right), 7 dormers in slate-hung Mansard roof.

EAST DOCK STREET ELEVATION: canted gushet bay with rounded angles, 5 windows to ground floor, 6 windows to 1st floor with pilastered mullions and shallow segmental heads (this pattern possibly formerly at Trades Lane elevation).

CANDLE LANE ELEVATION: various openings, some pilastered and most blocked at ground floor, 1st floor windows partially blocked.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Statement of Interest

Although this building has been altered, it is important in streetscape terms forming the eastern flank of the Gellatly Street/East Dock Street/Trades Lane block, the south eastern parts of which are also listed, and with the Customs House and Victoria Dock opposite is of substantial historical importance in relation to the maritime history of Dundee.

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