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Hamilton Street Halifax Building Society

A Category B Listed Building in Girvan, South Ayrshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2435 / 55°14'36"N

Longitude: -4.8553 / 4°51'19"W

OS Eastings: 218577

OS Northings: 598088

OS Grid: NX185980

Mapcode National: GBR 40.CQBT

Mapcode Global: WH2QR.DG6L

Entry Name: Hamilton Street Halifax Building Society

Listing Date: 8 May 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373588

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32136

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Girvan

County: South Ayrshire

Town: Girvan

Electoral Ward: Girvan and South Carrick

Traditional County: Ayrshire

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Description

Peddie & Kinnear, 1856. 3-storey Italianate bank building

with canted angle bay, 3 bays to Hamilton Street, 4 bays to

Bridge Street. Finely stugged and broached ashlar. Raised on

plinth, taller to Bridge Street to accommodate slope. Central round-arched pilastered door with fanlight, simple pilastered

doorpiece with bracketted cornice to Bridge Street. Ground

floor windows, round-arched, with recessed moulded panels

below, hoodmoulds and string at springing height. Band course

above ground floor, moulded cill to architraved, round-arched

1st floor windows (architraves missing to Bridge Street).

Cill band to 2nd floor windows. Frieze with date and PK

monogram. Piended slate roof with deeply projecting eaves. 2

corniced stacks.

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