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46 - 50 (Even Nos) Vicar Street

A Category C Listed Building in Falkirk, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0015 / 56°0'5"N

Longitude: -3.7846 / 3°47'4"W

OS Eastings: 288802

OS Northings: 680170

OS Grid: NS888801

Mapcode National: GBR 1K.TV0N

Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.TDZZ

Entry Name: 46 - 50 (Even Nos) Vicar Street

Listing Date: 25 June 2002

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 396154

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48691

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Falkirk

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Falkirk South

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

Dated 1887; altered. 3-storey, 3-bay, classically-detailed small tenement with shops at ground, in irregular terrace. Ashlar with rusticated quoins. 1st floor cornice, 2nd floor cill course (bracketted) and eaves cornice. Architraved windows, those to 1st floor corniced. Stone mullions.

E ELEVATION: centre bay at ground with pilastered doorpiece with mutuled segmental fanlight, part-glazed panelled timber door and small fascia above; traditional flanking centre door shops each with deep-set in-canted door and fixed display windows. Shop to left with cast-iron column and decorative cast-iron detail. 1st floor with single window to centre and altered flanking windows, satellite dish to outer left; 2nd floor with single window to centre and flanking bipartites. Dated, shouldered wallhead stack to centre above.

Modern glazing. Grey slates. Banded, coped ashlar wallhead stack with cans and coped harled gablehead stack with cans.

INTERIOR: shop No 46-48 with decorative plasterwork cornices and frieze.

Statement of Interest

Listed for streetscape group value with Firkins Bar, Nos 42-44, and Nos 52-58 Vicar Street. Good shopfronts and detailing above ground, despite loss of traditional glazing.

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