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Motherwell, 273-287(Odd), 291 and 293 Brandon Street

A Category C Listed Building in Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7871 / 55°47'13"N

Longitude: -3.9857 / 3°59'8"W

OS Eastings: 275577

OS Northings: 656645

OS Grid: NS755566

Mapcode National: GBR 01LJ.WB

Mapcode Global: WH4QQ.RS7Y

Entry Name: Motherwell, 273-287(Odd), 291 and 293 Brandon Street

Listing Date: 10 December 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395691

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48298

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Motherwell South East and Ravenscraig

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Alexander Cullen, 1905. 3-storey, 7-bay, rectangular-plan, Jacobethan, symmetrical tenements with shops at ground. Paired Dutch gables flanking central moulded wallhead stack. Yellow ashlar sandstone. String courses between floors, bipartite windows with stone mullions.

SW (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: timber-framed, plate glass shop fronts to ground, semicircular arched, hoodmoulded pend entrance to centre. 2-storey, canted double bay to left, window to right; cill course to 2nd floor, terminating in parapet with block pediment; scalloped nepus gable, small window to gablehead, obelisk; balustraded parapet to right, abutting wallhead stack to centre. Bays to right mirror those to left with additional bay to outer right.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: irregular fenestration, single storey flat-roofed addition with forestairs to 1st floor.

NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind gable end.

SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: obscured by adjoining building.

Concrete roof tiles. Modern double-glazed windows. Coped gable stacks. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIORS: modern shop fittings to ground, tenements not seen 2001.

Statement of Interest

One of several tenements with shops to ground by Alexander Cullen in and around Motherwell, Wishaw and Hamilton. Cullen's revivalist style can be compared to late nineteenth/ early twentieth century Scottish practices such as Burnet, Boston and Carruthers or Sir George Washington Browne.

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