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Royal Bank Of Scotland, 4 Main Street, Balerno

A Category C Listed Building in Balerno, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8844 / 55°53'3"N

Longitude: -3.34 / 3°20'23"W

OS Eastings: 316276

OS Northings: 666503

OS Grid: NT162665

Mapcode National: GBR 503D.PG

Mapcode Global: WH6SX.NCQ9

Plus Code: 9C7RVMM6+P2

Entry Name: Royal Bank Of Scotland, 4 Main Street, Balerno

Listing Name: 4 Main Street Royal Bank of Scotland with Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 26 October 1994

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 364109

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27115

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Pentland Hills

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

David J Chisholm, dated 1938. Single storey and attic, 5-bay, rectangular-plan bank. Painted harl with ashlar margins and dressings; chamfered reveals. Deep base course; rusticated quoins; eaves cornice.

NE ELEVATION: 3 bays. Door with flanking narrow windows at centre; large windows in outer bays. Modern fascia sign running directly under eaves. 3 large square dormers grouped at centre of roof.

SE ELEVATION: steep gable with flat-roofed projection to outer left; window to left of centre at ground; cash-point machine in recess immediately to outer left.

NW ELEVATION: steep gable, window at ground outer left; narrow window to right at gablehead, raised cill.

SW (REAR) ELEVATION: 3-bay; advanced taller, half-piend roofed addition at centre; date plaque 1938 with moulded surround; large window to outer left. Window at ground outer right, square dormer above; window at ground to outer left bay.

6-pane over plate glass sash and case window; 4-pane over plate glass flanking door; 12-pane sash and case dormers. Steep, graded grey slate roof; ashlar coping to skews with scrolled skewputts; ashlar ridge; rendered, coped apex stacks.

BOUNDARY WALL: low stugged squared and snecked red sandstone wall with slab coping curving to left of building along Deanpark Brae.

Statement of Interest

The bank was designed by David J Chisholm while in the practice of Peddie, McKay and Jamison. The interior was modernised in the 1980s.

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