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43 and 45 South Street

A Category C Listed Building in Bo'Ness, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0174 / 56°1'2"N

Longitude: -3.6072 / 3°36'25"W

OS Eastings: 299908

OS Northings: 681664

OS Grid: NS999816

Mapcode National: GBR 1R.SZJ4

Mapcode Global: WH5R2.K0HT

Entry Name: 43 and 45 South Street

Listing Date: 31 March 2004

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 397316

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB49716

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bo'Ness

County: Falkirk

Electoral Ward: Bo'ness and Blackness

Traditional County: West Lothian

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Description

Probably James Thomson, circa 1900. 3-storey, 2-bay flatted dwelling with shops at ground, in irregular terrace. Ashlar. Ground floor entablature with cornice forming 1st floor cill course, 1st floor cornice, 2nd floor cill course and eaves cornice. Architraved windows above ground. Stone mullions.

S (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: 2 shops at ground each with outer banded pilaster with fluted capital, modern door to centre and retaining traditional form of 2-part fixed display window, that to left also with decoratively-astragalled top-lights. Each floor above with slightly advanced bays forming vertically-emphasised panels; 1st floor with tripartite windows below narrow panelled decorative windowheads and flanking pilasters; 2nd floor reduced to bipartite windows each breaking eaves into raised blocking course and with flanking and mullion pilasters, further flanked by full-height scrollwork detail.

Plate glass glazing in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates. Coped ashlar stacks. Square-section downpipes with decorative fixings.

Statement of Interest

Group with Nos 43-45 and 47-49 South Street. Similarities with Nos 35-41 South Street suggest authorship by local architect James Thomson is probable. Distinguished by unusual treatment of 2nd floor windows.

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