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Gilmerton, 49-51 Drum Street, the Royal Bank of Scotland

A Category C Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Latitude: 55.9053 / 55°54'19"N

Longitude: -3.1319 / 3°7'54"W

OS Eastings: 329331

OS Northings: 668604

OS Grid: NT293686

Mapcode National: GBR 60K4.RY

Mapcode Global: WH6ST.VTTR

Entry Name: Gilmerton, 49-51 Drum Street, the Royal Bank of Scotland

Listing Date: 15 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389668

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43256

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton

Traditional County: Midlothian

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Dick Peddie and Walker Todd, 1933. Built for Royal Bank. Single storey, with prominent Tudorbethan gablehead to doorway. Squared and snecked rock-faced ashlar with polished ashlar margins and fascia, base course, eaves course, openings with moulded and chamfered reveals.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: door slightly to left of centre in arched opening with braketed and corniced doorpiece above. Gablehead breaking eaves in curvilinear ogee-headed gable, moulded ashlar skews terminating in obleisk finials. Plaque in cartouche to tympanum with "Royal Bank" in relief. 4-light, tall window to right with stone mullions and small leaded panes, lettering fixed to fascia above. To left, large opening with bowed timber 3-light shopfront window protruding to street, this and window to outer left with small-pane glazing to upper light, plate glass below. Deposit box to outer right. Grey-green graded slates, ashlar coped skews with scroll skewputts.

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