Listed Building

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Date Added
Local Authority
East Dunbartonshire
Planning Authority
East Dunbartonshire
NS 54930 71938
254930, 671938


Dated 1907. 2-storey, half-timbered Parish Council Chambers and Registrar's Office. Stugged ashlar blocks of varying size, harl with timber lattice, and ashlar dressings. Roll-moulded doorcase; stone transoms and mullions.

ENTRANCE ELEVATION: half-round stone porch angled in bay to right of centre with deep-set timber door and window to left, large carved panel worded '1907 PARISH COUNCIL CHAMBERS' breaking stone balustrade and surmounted by segmental pediment. Gabled bay behind with small bipartite window to outer right at ground and further window to centre above. Lower, swept-roof hall to left of centre, with 2 4-light transomed window.

SIDE ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation with full-height dominant shouldered stack incorporating ground floor window in bay to left of centre, further window to outer left at 1st floor. Centre by with door (accessed by wheelchair ramp) and 2 adjacent windows to left, and tripartite window to 1st floor. Slightly advanced, full-height canted and gabled bay to outer right with tripartite window to each floor.

SIDE ELEVATION: broad gable to centre with door below tripartite window in canted bay to right, and window to left at 1st floor; narrow link bay to right with window to ground and small bipartite window above, gabled bay of hall projecting to outer right.

REAR ELEVATION: asymmetrical elevation with variety of elements including 2 chimney breasts breaking eaves, and single storey piend-roofed wing.

Small-pane glazing patterns in timber sash and case windows except to W. Grey slates. Ashlar stacks with cans; plain bargeboarding with deeply overhanging eaves and cast-iron downpipes with decorative rainwater hoppers.

INTERIOR: some decorative plasterwork; large fireplace in small hall and timber panelling to ground floor.



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About Listed Buildings

Listing is the way that a building or structure of special architectural or historic interest is recognised by law through the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) (Scotland) Act 1997.

We list buildings of special architectural or historic interest using the criteria published in the Historic Environment Scotland Policy Statement.

The information in the listed building record gives an indication of the special architectural or historic interest of the listed building(s). It is not a definitive historical account or a complete description of the building(s). 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 only legal part of the listing is the address/name of site. Addresses and building names may have changed since the date of listing and if a number or name is missing from a listing address it may still be listed. Listing covers both the exterior and the interior and any object or structure fixed to the building. Listing can also cover structures not physically attached but which are part of the curtilage of the building, such as boundary walls, gates, gatepiers, ancillary buildings etc. The planning authority is responsible for advising on what is covered by the listing including the curtilage of a listed building. Since 1 October 2015 we have been able to exclude items from a listing. 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 Historic Environment Scotland Act 2014. 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 current legislation.

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