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Wishaw, 26-30 (Even Nos) Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7739 / 55°46'26"N

Longitude: -3.9199 / 3°55'11"W

OS Eastings: 279667

OS Northings: 655067

OS Grid: NS796550

Mapcode National: GBR 112P.51

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.R4LG

Entry Name: Wishaw, 26-30 (Even Nos) Main Street

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395364

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47955

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Later 19th century. 2-storey and attic, 4-bay, asymmetrical, rectangular-plan terraced tenement with shops at ground. Yellow ashlar sandstone. Bipartite windows, cavetto moulded string course between floors, stone bracketted scalloped eaves course.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: modern shop front to ground. Irregular fenestration to 1st floor with single harrow windows to left of centre, remainder bipartite with stop-chamfered surrounds, moulded cills, canted gabled dormer with overhanging eaves to left,.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: random sandstone rubble, irregular fenestration, twin square-plan stair towers with doors to returns.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoining building.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoining building.

4-pane timber sash and case windows, modern glazing to far right and dormer, grey slates, lead ridges, coped, sandstone gable stacks, cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: modern shop fittings, residential storey not seen 2000.

Statement of Interest

Part of a stretch of tenements with good individual treatment to 1st floors, making a notable contribution to the townscape.

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