Listed Building

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Address/Name of Site


Status: Designated


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Date Added
Local Authority
Planning Authority
NS 57516 66688
257516, 666688


Robert Dalglish, architect; 1882. Jacobean style T-plan school built on sloping site. 2-storey symmetrical elevation to Woodlands road, raised on podium. 10 bays with terminal pavilions arranged 3-4-3. Stugged ashlar with polished margins and quoins. All windows with roll-moulded architraves and aproned; all transomed, some mullioned; plate glass or multi-pane glazing. Shallow advanced terminal pavilions in the form of tower features: banded pilasters flanking single-light windows rise to mock square turrets above eaves. Twin-arch blind arcade with heavy cornice and strapwork pediment flanked by finials. Strings at cills and lintels; heavy string course over ground. Eaves cornice; deep parapet inscribed 'School Board of Glasgow'; panels of pierced balustrading at pavilions. Axial stacks; slate roofs. 4-bay flanks similarly detailed but with corniced windows at ground and pierced parapet at S flank. Rear elevation with corniced and pilastered doorpieces near re-entrant angle. Central projecting bay with square turret/campanile feature at eaves; similarly detailed to those already described, with strapwork pediments and finials.

GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: square-section ashlar piers with panelled neck and cornice tapering for ball finial. Decoratibe, heavy cast-iron railings on ashlar dwarf wall to Eldon Street, Woodlands Road and Park Road.

Statement of Special Interest

Plainer block to north west also by Dalglish, 1894. D of G Ref. 1/3190. The former Janitor's House is listed separately, as 30 Eldon Street.



Information by courtesy of the Buildings of Scotland Research Unit. Elevational drawings, dated July 1879, in Glasgow City Archives, Ref. GDC 4/2/5.

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