Listed Building

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Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 59114 65204
259114, 665204


George S Kenneth, 1899. 7-storey warehouse, 4 irregular

bays, offices and shops with classical details. Opening

to Springfield Court (now demolished) to S. Polished

granite shop front at ground, with cornice and entrances

left of centre and to outer right; 2-leaf panelled

doors. Red sandstone ashlar above ground. Paired windows

at centre, tripartite outer bays, that to left canted at

corner. Simplified Gibbsian blocks to 1st floor windows;

balustraded balcony across 2nd floor. Pilastered

mullions to tripartites at 3rd and 6th floors, with

attached columns to those of 4th and 5th floors, and to

centre windows of 5th floors; boldly corbelled cills to

3rd floor tripartites. Modillion cornice to 4th floor

and consoled main cornice with parapet, and urn

finialled dies. Carved detail below cills of 4th floor

paired windows and billet moulded cills to 6th floor

windows, above swagged ornament. Armorials at centre to

2nd and 3rd floors, one heraldic and the other

initialled. Swan-neck pediment to centre light of canted

bay at parapet.

Return elevation with 2 bays of paired windows; chamfered

angle to W, with door at ground; currently under

alteration to left (1988).

Rear elevation in brick, with stepped and paired stair

windows at centre with metal fire escape.



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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. 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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