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Alexandria, 252 Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9852 / 55°59'6"N

Longitude: -4.5814 / 4°34'52"W

OS Eastings: 239058

OS Northings: 679916

OS Grid: NS390799

Mapcode National: GBR 0L.VW79

Mapcode Global: WH3NB.LTML

Entry Name: Alexandria, 252 Main Street

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389609

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43201

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bonhill

County: West Dunbartonshire

Electoral Ward: Leven

Parish: Bonhill

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Late 19th century. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan villa. Stugged sqaured and snecked sandstone with ashlar margins and dressings. Base course; band course. Advanced eaves, exposed rafters. Ashlar transoms.

MAIN ELEVATION: door at centre, tripartite bas-relief sculpture above door, 2-leaf panelled storm door, inner half-glazed door, small window above directly under eaves. Narrow gabled bay advanced to outer right, tripartite windows with windows on returns. Square projecting window at ground outer left, blocking course, tripartite window, narrow window on returns, bipartite window at 1st floor, ashlar mullion and transom.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows; leaded stained glass upper lights. Grey slate roof, lead flashings; ashlar corniced ridge stacks.

BOUNDARY WALL: low rubble boundary wall with ashlar saddleback coping; modern railings.

Statement of Interest

Unusual window pattern.

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