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Post Office, 14 Anderson Street, Airdrie

A Category C Listed Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.867 / 55°52'1"N

Longitude: -3.9822 / 3°58'55"W

OS Eastings: 276056

OS Northings: 665532

OS Grid: NS760655

Mapcode National: GBR 00ML.NP

Mapcode Global: WH4QB.SSXN

Plus Code: 9C7RV289+Q4

Entry Name: Post Office, 14 Anderson Street, Airdrie

Listing Name: 14 Anderson Street

Listing Date: 21 March 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395965

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48540

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Airdrie

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Airdrie

Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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W M Robertson, 1905. 2-storey, 5-bay, rectangular-plan, symmetrical, classical office block with curved corner bay balustraded between outer pediments, bowed to W. Red ashlar sandstone. Base course, eaves course, mutuled cornice. Chamfered margins and moulded projecting cills to openings.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 5-bay; semicircular-arched windows to 3 centre bays at ground floor with projecting keystones, square-headed windows to upper floor with consoled cills. Symmetrical, slightly advanced outer bays; consoled segmental arch pediments breaking eaves to coped parapets. Consoled canopy to entrance to outer left bay, 2-leaf timber panelled door, window to outer right bay. Balustrade over central bays. Bowed corner bay to left return; stone mullioned bipartite stair window to centre.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: not seen 2001.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: obscured by abutting building.


Predominantly 12-pane sash and case windows with 9-pane grid pattern below arch-heads of principal windows. Low, double pitched roof, grey slates, lead flashing. Coped stacks to sides.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

Statement of Interest

Built as Airdrie Post Office. Robrtson designed numerous buildings for the Post Office.

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