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Church Road, Busby Primary School

A Category B Listed Building in Mearns, East Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.7813 / 55°46'52"N

Longitude: -4.2704 / 4°16'13"W

OS Eastings: 257710

OS Northings: 656556

OS Grid: NS577565

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.8VQ1

Mapcode Global: WH3PG.CYQB

Entry Name: Church Road, Busby Primary School

Listing Date: 25 January 1985

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352587

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18530

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Mearns

County: East Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Clarkston, Netherlee and Williamwood

Parish: Mearns

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Circa 1900. Tall 2-storey school in free Renaissance style,

with full-height 3-storey shallow flanking wings. Stugged

and squared yellow rubble and polished ashlar dressings

on bull-faced off-set plinth. Rectangular-plan main range,

grouped windows with blocked margins and keystones, band

course between floors, continuous mutule cornice, occasionally bracketted: wings have smaller windows, cornice raised in

semi-circle over round-arched panel of upper central window

on east and west elevations (west window with columned

mullions); parapet; open porch at north end of wings, each

with 2 round archways and tall keystones. North elevation

has 4 inner windows, shallow balcony between floors inscribed

"Busby Public School". Low-pitched slated roof.

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