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23 Bridge Street, Royal Bank of Scotland

A Category B Listed Building in Tranent, East Lothian

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Latitude: 55.9448 / 55°56'41"N

Longitude: -2.9549 / 2°57'17"W

OS Eastings: 340454

OS Northings: 672829

OS Grid: NT404728

Mapcode National: GBR 2K.YG2P

Mapcode Global: WH7TV.LV30

Entry Name: 23 Bridge Street, Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 30 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 388514

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB42080

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Tranent

County: East Lothian

Town: Tranent

Electoral Ward: Tranent, Wallyford and Macmerry

Traditional County: East Lothian

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Later 19th century. 2-storey 3-bay classical bank and bank manager's house. Grey sandstone ashlar frontage, squared and coursed at side and rear; base course, rusticated quoins and eaves cornice.

S ELEVATION: doorway at centre with architraved surround and ornately carved consoled pediment; 2-leaf panelled doors. Tripartite architraved windows in flanking bays at ground with semi-circular pediments breaking cornice above centre light. Decorative cill brackets to lugged archtiraves of 1st floor windows, single window at centre, bipartite in outer bays. Slate hung flat-roofed dormer addition.

W ELEVATION: bipartite window at ground to left and 2 1st floor windows widely spaced.

E ELEVATION: abutted by East Lothian Co-operative building.

Plate glass glazing pattern to sash and case windows. Overhanging eaves to piend roofs; grey slates. Corniced end stacks. Decorative gutterhead retained.

Statement of Interest

Classical details echo those used by Robert Matheson, in the terraces of Grovesnor Street, Edinburgh, 1865.

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