Listed Building

The only legal part of the listing under the Planning (Listing Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997 is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing – see 'About Listed Buildings' below for more information. The further details below the 'Address/Name of Site' are provided for information purposes only.

Address/Name of Site


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 99846 81707
299846, 681707


Arthur Colville of Edinburgh, builder, 1891, altered at ground. 2-storey and attic Scots Baronial style small tenement with public house and shop at ground, on corner site. Coursed rough-faced sandstone with polished ashlar dressings. Continuous hoodmould/string course over 1st floor NW; eaves cornice. Roll-moulded surrounds; round-headed voussoired window; corbels; relieving arch; raked cills; stone mullions. All elevations to North Street unless stated.

N (CORNER) ELEVATION: rounded tower-like elevation with broad timber door at ground giving way to corbelled 1st floor with wide-centre tripartite window and further-corbelled tower-head with gabled dormer window and ball-finialled turret roof.

NW ELEVATION: small window and door in penultimate left bay at ground and bipartite window to outer left; further window and altered opening in bay to left of centre and centre-door shop to right. 4 windows to 1st floor and blank bay with blind tablet to outer left; stone-gabled dormer windows breaking eaves to centre and right bays, and crowstepped gable with window to left; modern rooflight to right of stack.

NE ELEVATION: narrow crowstep-gabled elevation with 2 windows at ground, single window above and round-headed window in gablehead.

S (HAMILTON LANE) ELEVATION: shop window to left at ground and door to right with 2 windows above. Plain dry-dashed return to right.

4-pane and plate glass glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows. Grey slates with fishscale pattern to turret. Coped ashlar stacks with cans; ashlar-coped skews and skewputts. Cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: Anchor Tavern with honeycomb plasterwork ceiling; timber bar, decorative gantry and decorative coloured glass panels to lower lights of NW bipartite window.

Statement of Special Interest

Previously listed as 42-46 North Street.



Gifford and Walker STIRLING AND CENTRAL SCOTLAND (2002), p266.

About Listed Buildings

Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating sites and places at the national level. These designations are Scheduled monuments, Listed buildings, Inventory of gardens and designed landscapes and Inventory of historic battlefields.

We make recommendations to the Scottish Government about historic marine protected areas, and the Scottish Ministers decide whether to designate.

Listing is the process that identifies, designates and provides statutory protection for buildings of special architectural or historic interest as set out in the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings which are found to be of special architectural or historic interest using the selection guidance published in Designation Policy and Selection Guidance (2019)

Listed building records provide an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building which has been identified by its statutory address. The description and additional information provided are supplementary and have no legal weight.

These records are not definitive historical accounts or a complete description of the building(s). If part of a building is not described it does not mean it is not listed. The format of the listed building record has changed over time. Earlier records may be brief and some information will not have been recorded.

The legal part of the listing is the address/name of site which is known as the statutory address. Other than the name or address of a listed building, further details are provided for information purposes only. Historic Environment Scotland does not accept any liability for any loss or damage suffered as a consequence of inaccuracies in the information provided. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing. Even if a number or name is missing from a listing address it will still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing also applies to buildings or structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage (or land) of the listed building as long as they were erected before 1 July 1948.

While Historic Environment Scotland is responsible for designating listed buildings, the planning authority is responsible for determining what is covered by the listing, including what is listed through curtilage. However, for listed buildings designated or for listings amended from 1 October 2015, legal exclusions to the listing may apply.

If part of a building is not listed, it will say that it is excluded in the statutory address and in the statement of special interest in the listed building record. The statement will use the word 'excluding' and quote the relevant section of the 1997 Act. Some earlier listed building records may use the word 'excluding', but if the Act is not quoted, the record has not been revised to reflect subsequent legislation.

Listed building consent is required for changes to a listed building which affect its character as a building of special architectural or historic interest. The relevant planning authority is the point of contact for applications for listed building consent.

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