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Latitude: 56.0715 / 56°4'17"N
Longitude: -3.4619 / 3°27'42"W
OS Eastings: 309094
OS Northings: 687482
OS Grid: NT090874
Mapcode National: GBR 1Y.PG72
Mapcode Global: WH5QR.SNPC
Entry Name: 60-64 High Street, Clydesdale Bank
Listing Date: 18 March 1981
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 362473
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB26005
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Dunfermline Central
Traditional County: Fife
Thought to have been built 1898 for North of Scotland Bank; reconstructed 1981-82 by Kenneth Oliver. 3-storey; 5-bay; rectangular-plan commercial building. Free Baroque with upper bays divided by engaged columns of moulded concave section; segmental-headed pediments to parapet and turret-like corner bay with conical roof. Polished ashlar street elevations. Base course; mutuled projecting cornice above ground floor; band courses joining window cills to upper floors; upper band course forming frieze below deep projecting eaves cornice; balustraded parapet to roof. Architraved segmental-headed windows with keystones to ground floor; fielded panels above 1st floor windows; bracketed projecting cills and rounded upper edges to 2nd floor windows.
S (HIGH STREET) ELEVATION: altered entrance with deep splayed reveals and stepped lintel to outer left; steps up to late 20th century 2-leaf steel door. Segmental-headed former entrance (now blocked) with keystone to angled corner bay to outer right. Window to each bay in between. Outer left bay canted to upper floors; each with 3-light window; rounded head above eaves cornice with concave surround set into segmental-headed pediment with keystone and mutuled cornice. Pedimented window to 1st floor of turret-like bay to outer right; window above; conical roof with ball-ended finial above eaves cornice. Large banded windows to upper floors of 3 central bays. Segmental-headed pediment with keystone above 2 bays to right; carved panel at centre; mutuled cornice.
E (CROSS WYND) ELEVATION: 4 bays; segmental-headed former entrance (now blocked) with keystone to angled corner bay to outer left; pedimented window to 1st floor of turret-like section above; window to 2nd floor; conical roof above eaves cornice. Regular banded fenestration to right bays. Segmental-headed pediment with keystone above 2 bays to left; carved panel at centre; mutuled cornice.
Timber frame casements and 2-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate roof.
INTERIOR: not inspected (1998).
Free Baroque bank on prominent corner site.
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