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Wishaw, 32-38 (Even Nos) Main Street

A Category C Listed Building in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.774 / 55°46'26"N

Longitude: -3.92 / 3°55'11"W

OS Eastings: 279660

OS Northings: 655077

OS Grid: NS796550

Mapcode National: GBR 112P.40

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.R4JD

Entry Name: Wishaw, 32-38 (Even Nos) Main Street

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395366

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47956

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

1879. 2-storey with attic, 3-bay, rectangular-plan tenement with shops at ground, yellow ashlar sandstone. Dividing cornice, eaves band, cornice and blocking course.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: symmetrical, shouldered-arch door with tall fanlight to centre, broad flanking pilasters with bead moulded capitals, modern shopfronts to left and right; cavetto moulded cornice between floors central full-height wallhead chimney, large flanking dormers; segmental-arched windows with flanking pilaster margins, pilastered mullions to outer bipartites; plain eaves course and projecting plain cornice; battered wallhead chimney to centre with '1879' datestone; canted dormers with overhanging gable eaves and decoratively fretted barge boarding.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: random sandstone rubble, irregular fenestration.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoining building.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoining building.

Plate glass timber sash and case windows, double-glazed dormers; grey slates, coped sandstone stacks to gable ends, coped skews, cast-iron rainwater goods. Decorative cast-iron cresting to roof ridge.

INTERIOR: 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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