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Commercial Bank Of Scotland, 5 Stewarton Street, Wishaw

A Category C Listed Building in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7734 / 55°46'24"N

Longitude: -3.9189 / 3°55'8"W

OS Eastings: 279725

OS Northings: 655005

OS Grid: NS797550

Mapcode National: GBR 112P.C7

Mapcode Global: WH4QY.S41W

Plus Code: 9C7RQ3FJ+9C

Entry Name: Commercial Bank Of Scotland, 5 Stewarton Street, Wishaw

Listing Name: Wishaw, 5 Stewarton Street

Listing Date: 30 March 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395374

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB47962

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Motherwell And Wishaw

Electoral Ward: Wishaw

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Clerk of Works, Commercial Bank of Scotland, 1907. 2-storey, 5-bay, asymmetrical, gabled, rectangular-plan, bank, Scottish Renaissance style. Turret to right. Yellow ashlar sandstone, tooled sandstone to sides and rear. Base course, cavetto moulded cornice to ground floor, cill band to 1st floor, projecting eaves course.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: asymmetrical, decorative panel above window to right at ground; tripartite doorway to outer left, timber door to centre, flanking windows, decorative panel above with projecting pediment; turret to outer right, roll-moulded corbel, continuous stugged hoodmould as base course to 2nd stage, corbelled projecting pilasters terminating in corbelled cornice, conical roof with cast-iron decorative finial.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2000

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoining building.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: adjoining building.

Timber frame combination windows to ground; timber frame sash and case windows to 1st floor, upper part 6-pane, lower half single pane. Grey slate, lead flashing, coped skews and stacks.

INTERIOR: modern.

Statement of Interest

A new principal elevation and the turret was added to an existing CBS in 1907. The gables and rear of the building being of earlier late nineteenth century build.

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