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Latitude: 55.2433 / 55°14'35"N
Longitude: -4.8547 / 4°51'16"W
OS Eastings: 218615
OS Northings: 598061
OS Grid: NX186980
Mapcode National: GBR 40.CQH8
Mapcode Global: WH2QR.DGHR
Plus Code: 9C7Q64VW+84
Entry Name: Forestry Commission And Department Of Employment, 14-16 Hamilton Street, Girvan
Listing Name: Hamilton Street Forestry Commission and Department of Employment
Listing Date: 8 May 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373586
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32134
Building Class: Cultural
County: South Ayrshire
Electoral Ward: Girvan and South Carrick
Traditional County: Ayrshire
Tagged with: Bank building
In the style of David Rhind. Circa 1870. 2-storey and attic,
5-bay bank building in French Renaissance style. Lightly
stugged red sandstone with polished yellow ashlar dressings
and quoins. 3 boldly projecting central bays with
square-headed architraved windows (missing cornices) in
ground floor. Band course above supports pilasters to
round-arched and keystoned windows in 1st floor. 1st floor
windows in recessed bays, similarly detailed. Dentilled
cornice; parapet above with ball finials at angles, broken
by tall, central, pilastered, round-arched dormer with
segmental pediment, in steep mansard roof. Projecting porches
in re-entrant angles with round-arched, pilastered
doorpieces, dentilled cornices and balustraded parapets;
boldly channelled quoins. 2 tall stacks at junction with
central mansard and flanking piended roofs.
Formerly the Commercial Bank.
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