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RENFIELD STREET, FORMERLY RENFREW PARISH COUNCIL CHAMBERSLB40429

Status: Designated

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Summary

Category
B
Date Added
14/10/1994
Local Authority
Renfrewshire
Planning Authority
Renfrewshire
Burgh
Renfrew
NGR
NS 50823 67797
Coordinates
250823, 667797

Description

Circa 1900, 2-storey and attic red sandstone, with Scots Baronial details. Bull-nosed coursed rubble with polished ashlar dressings. Green slate roof.

FRONT ELEVATION: Symmetrical, with central entrance bay 2-leaf door set in architrave, with balcony above on paired corbels, side armorial panels and central inscription 'Renfrew Parish Council Chambers'.

First floor canted bay with mullioned windows, lintel band, and gablet with architraved bipartite to attic, crow-stepped with ball finial and corbelled angles. Maybole Castle triple-arched head to bipartite.

Flanking to left and right are 3 bays of Mullioned windows, and end plaster. Cill bands, lintel course at first linked to central feature, cornice and blocking course.

SIDE ELEVATIONS: Handed. Left hand has main range on right, with three

mullioned windows at ground, and 2 at first, later separated by corbelled panel strip rising to gable-head corniced chimney stack. First floor windows have arched and keystoned architraves and aprons. Pilasters as on front but treated as shallow buttresses. Rear block lower, three windows at first, single storey wing with hipped roof, at

left.

INTERIOR: not seen.

BOUNDARY WALL AND GATES: To left and right short boundary walls with gablet copes, gatepiers and wrought-iron gates. Left wall has short section of wrought-iron railing.

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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)

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