Basic Site Details

Name: National Bank of Scotland, Airdrie Branch
Town, district or village: Airdrie
City or county: Lanarkshire
Country: Scotland
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Alternative Names

The following alternative names are associated with this building/design:
 NameCurrent name?Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Bank of Scotland  

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1BankYes 

Street Addresses

The following street addresses are associated with this building:
 AddressMain entrance?Notes
Item 1 of 1National Bank of Scotland, 5, Graham StreetYes 


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 72 August 1838(?)  Ground plan to be made
Item 2 of 716 July 1840 Plans approved 
Item 3 of 730 January 1843  Baird paid 66.11.6 for plans and work at Airdrie
Item 4 of 7June 1856  Alterations recommended by Archibald Scott
Item 5 of 721 August 1857  Archibald Scott was paid for specifications for repairs
Item 6 of 7August 1861  James Salmon recommended repairs
Item 7 of 76 August 1886 Alterations and additionsPlan and estimates for additions approved, 811.7.1


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 5Robert Wright (junior)Architect 1838 Produced ground plan
Item 2 of 5John Baird 'Primus' (John Baird I)Architect 1840 Designed building
Item 3 of 5Archibald ScottArchitect 18561857Reported on alterations and repairs totalling 86
Item 4 of 5James Salmon (senior)Architect 1861 Consulted on repairs and drainage
Item 5 of 5John McLachlanArchitect 1886 Additions and alterations


Bibliographic References

The following books contain references to this building:
Item 1 of 1Close, Rob, Gifford, John & Walker, Frank Arneil2016The Buildings of Scotland: Lanarkshire & Renfrewshire New Haven and London: Yale University Pressp.111

Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1Royal Bank of Scotland Group ArchivesNational Bank Board Minutes 2 August 1838, 15 June 1840, 9 July 1840, 16 July 1840, 18 August 1840, 30 Jan 1843, 30 May 1845, 30 June 1856, 21 August 1857, 15 August 1861, 19 September 1861, 12 May 1886, 6 August 1886