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Alexandria, 127-133, Main Street, Bank of Scotland

A Category C Listed Building in Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9871 / 55°59'13"N

Longitude: -4.5813 / 4°34'52"W

OS Eastings: 239068

OS Northings: 680129

OS Grid: NS390801

Mapcode National: GBR 0L.VW6M

Mapcode Global: WH3NB.LSM3

Entry Name: Alexandria, 127-133, Main Street, Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389608

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43200

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bonhill

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Leven

Parish: Bonhill

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Peddie and Kinnear, 1891. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay Italianate bank; rectangular-plan, near-symmetrical. Red sandstone ashlar with ashlar margins and dressings; base course; blocking course between ground, 1st floor; monogrammed consoles; string course; bracketted eaves cornice; balustraded parapet.

MAIN ELEVATION: 5-bay ground floor; porch at centre, part-fluted Ionic columns supporting balustrade; segmental-headed door, fanlight. Impost course rising as hoodmoulds over segmental-headed windows, broad segmental- headed door to outer left; keystone, monogrammed consoles supporting string course cornice. Window at centre at 1st floor, segmental shell pediment; flanking entablatured bipartites. Balustraded parapet punctuated by aediculed dormers.

Plate glass timber window at ground with segmental upper sash; plate glass timber sash and case windows at 1st floor; 4-pane sash and case windows. Grey slate mansard roof, with bronze flashing.

INTERIOR: modern banking hall.

Cast-iron rainwater goods with decorative rainwater heads.

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