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Latitude: 56.0017 / 56°0'6"N
Longitude: -3.7846 / 3°47'4"W
OS Eastings: 288806
OS Northings: 680184
OS Grid: NS888801
Mapcode National: GBR 1K.TV0M
Mapcode Global: WH5QZ.VD0W
Entry Name: 52 - 58 (Even Nos) Vicar Street
Listing Date: 25 June 2002
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 396155
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48692
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Falkirk South
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
Late 19th century. 3-storey, 4-bay, bowed, classical tenement with shops at ground, on corner site. Ashlar. Ground floor cornice, 1st and 2nd floor cill courses, eaves cornice and balustrade, Architraved windows; heavy, consoled segmental pediments to 1st floor.
E ELEVATION: ground floor with modern timber door to centre, 2 small shops with deep-set doors in bays to left, further shop to right with deep-set door to outer right and 2 display windows to left; single windows
to centre bays and bipartites to outer bays at each floor above, shouldered wallhead stack and flanking balustrade.
NE CORNER: door (altered to window) with flanking pilasters and decorative scrolled consoles to dentilled cornice above, single window to 1st and 2nd floors with balustrade above.
N ELEVATION: 5 irregular display windows at ground with fascia over, 3 windows (grouped 2-1) to each floor above and 2 shouldered wallhead stacks with linking balustrade.
Plate glass glazing pattern in timber sash and case windows except to 2nd floor E at centre and left bays with modern glazing. Coped and shouldered ashlar stacks.
INTERIOR: shop interiors at Nos 52 and 54 retain decorative plasterwork cornicing (some obscured).
Group value with Firkins Bar and Nos 42-50 Vicar Street, increases the streetscape importance of this corner tenement which boasts grand palazzo detailing above ground.
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