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54 Victoria Place, the Anchorage Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8623 / 55°51'44"N

Longitude: -3.9902 / 3°59'24"W

OS Eastings: 275539

OS Northings: 665029

OS Grid: NS755650

Mapcode National: GBR 00KN.YC

Mapcode Global: WH4QB.PX37

Entry Name: 54 Victoria Place, the Anchorage Including Boundary Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 21 March 2002

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395994

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48563

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Airdrie

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Airdrie

Electoral Ward: Airdrie Central

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

James Shaw, 1894. 2-storey, 3-bay, rectangular-plan, asymmetrical Free Style villa. Swept Mansard roof, drum tower with conical roof breaking eaves to left. Bull-faced yellow sandstone with ashlar margins. Base course, continuous moulded band at door lintel height.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: depressed-entrance arch to centre, 2-leaf timber panelled door, billeted timber lintel, fanlight; consoled canopy with chamfered spandrels. 3-light window to right, shouldered arch openings, billeted lintels, pilastered mullions; consoled canopy, decorative carving to scalloped ashlar panel linking canopy to 1st floor window cill. Semicircular advanced window bay to left, shouldered arch openings with billeted lintels, pilastered mullions, chamfered cills, frieze below bracketed timber projecting eaves, decorative cast-iron cresting, swept roof to 1st floor window. Small semicircular-arched dormer to centre. Semicircular-arched bipartite window to gabled wallhead dormer breaking eaves to right bay, decorative barge boarding. Semicircular advanced 4-light window bay breaking eaves to 1st floor on left (slightly smaller than ground floor bay); semicircular-arched openings, mutuled eaves supporting conical roof, terminating in decorative cast-iron finial.

N (REAR) ELEVATION: single storey, advanced service wing to centre. Broad gabled dormer breaking eaves to centre with painted oval depicting a ship to centre of glass. Flanked by smaller gabled dormers breaking eaves.

E (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind.

W (SIDE) ELEVATION: blind.

Plate glass, timber-framed sash and case windows, some leaded panes to front elevation at ground floor. Grey slates, lead flashing. Coped wallhead stacks, decorative cans to W.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATEPIERS: low saddle-back, coped wall with modern railings. Square-plan gatepiers: small plinths, chamfered columns, fluted frieze, cornice, small semicircular pediments to sides of swept pyramidal caps.

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