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Liberton Gardens, Bank of Scotland

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9122 / 55°54'43"N

Longitude: -3.1636 / 3°9'49"W

OS Eastings: 327360

OS Northings: 669401

OS Grid: NT273694

Mapcode National: GBR 8VX.N4

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.CNRH

Entry Name: Liberton Gardens, Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389658

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43248

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Description

Circa 1925. 2-storey bank, built with manager?s accommodation above. Sited on prominent corner, butterfly plan with central entrance bay flanked by canted, piended wings. Pink-harled with reconstituted stone dressings: deep moulded base course, rusticated quoins, margins, cill, lintel and eaves courses. Sash and case windows with plate glass throughout.

NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: central door in advanced, rusticated full-height bay with balustraded parapet. 2-leaf panelled timber door in moulded, consoled surround with pediment and cornice. Window above at 1st floor. Wings each with single window at ground.

E ELEVATION: to Liberton Gardens; 2 storey wing, 4 windows to each floor, shouldered wallhead stack on return. Single storey piended addition to S with bipartite, recessed flat-roofed addition to outer left housing cash machine.

N ELEVATION: to Liberton Drive; stair window to left, bull?s-eye window off-centre at 1st floor with bipartite to right. Small single storey piended addition adjoining to W below shouldered wallhead stack. Grey slates to piended roofs with swept eaves, harled stacks with cornice and frieze.

INTERIOR: much altered.

Statement of Interest

Architect not known, style that of W J Walker Todd, or possibly Aikman Swan.

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