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Latitude: 55.9054 / 55°54'19"N
Longitude: -3.132 / 3°7'55"W
OS Eastings: 329326
OS Northings: 668608
OS Grid: NT293686
Mapcode National: GBR 60K4.QX
Mapcode Global: WH6ST.VTRR
Entry Name: Gilmerton, 49-51 Drum Street, the Royal Bank of Scotland
Listing Date: 15 April 1996
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 389669
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43256
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Liberton/Gilmerton
Traditional County: Midlothian
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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