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Dundee, 80, 81 High Street, Arnott's

Flats (19-20th Century), Shop (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Dundee, 80, 81 High Street, Arnott's

Classification Flats (19-20th Century), Shop (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 68 Commercial Street; D.m Brown's; Murraygate

Canmore ID 186065

Site Number NO43SW 399

NGR NO 40358 30370

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Dundee, City Of
  • Parish Dundee (Dundee, City Of)
  • Former Region Tayside
  • Former District City Of Dundee
  • Former County Angus

Archaeology Notes

NO 403 303 Historic building recording was undertaken between May 2003 and January 2004 at the former Arnotts department store on the High Street and Commercial Street of Dundee city centre prior to its demolition for new development. The A-listed 1870s façade of the building is being retained. A stone-by-stone elevation survey was made of the façade and all other elevations, as well as a stone condition analysis.

Archive to be deposited in the NMRS.

Sponsor: Dawn Developments Ltd.

D Sproat 2004

Architecture Notes


Dundee, 78-80 High Street, D.M Brown's.

Architect: Interior rebuilding by Gauldie, Hardie & Sharpe.


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