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- NS 58372 60731
- 258372, 660731
Andrew Balfour, 1908 (dated), as Holmlea Public School. Edwardian baroque; built of red Dumfriesshire ashlar, stugged/polished, bull-faced base; 2 storeys; long symmetrical S front composed as if built in stages, recessed 3-bay centre linking identical outer ranges, latter each with end pavilions shallow advanced and defined by giant angle pilasters and by main roof, set forward and piended over; some 1st floor windows break through eaves and have pedimented dormer heads; central door set in channelled doorcase, windows flanking in blocked architraves generously windowed low (?hall) range extends central at rear. Flanks also symmetrical, each with centre door (infants/others at opposite ends) and tall round-arched stair window; original glazing; mutule cornice; wall-head stacks; piended and finialed roofs covered with Westmoreland slates. 2-storey gabled janitor's LODGE at NE is part of original composition; "Glasgow-style" wrought-iron railings enclose playground.
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