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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 364109
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB27115
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Pentland Hills
Traditional County: Midlothian
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.
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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