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Canniesburn Square, Bearsden

A Category C Listed Building in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9095 / 55°54'34"N

Longitude: -4.3238 / 4°19'25"W

OS Eastings: 254839

OS Northings: 670930

OS Grid: NS548709

Mapcode National: GBR 041.LB

Mapcode Global: WH3NV.KQ8K

Entry Name: Canniesburn Square, Bearsden

Listing Date: 17 January 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 357616

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB22149

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Bearsden

County: East Dunbartonshire

Town: Bearsden

Electoral Ward: Bearsden South

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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Description

Single-storey group round three sides of court. Part probably late 18th., part early and part mid 19th century. No. 1 is probably later 18th. century but much altered. Random rubble with roughly tooled margins at west end and stugged dressings to east, north elevation to court has 8 openings of varying dates including approximately central

boarded door with rectangular fanlight, and doorway converted to window 2nd from left. (12-pane sash and cast at east end only). Re-slated roof with rooflight and 2 small rendered stacks. At rear single-storey rendered wing at right angles with window and door in north east side. No. 2 is probably late 18th./early 19th. century. Single-storey rubble-built with painted margins, east elevation facing court central double-leaf boarded door and 2 sash and case windows (right hand original) gabled slated roof with 2 stacks (rubble to left, brick to right). Rear elevation irregular 3-window (2 enlarged).

No. 3 circa 1830/50 with earlier shed adjoining. Single-storey, coursers with stugged ashlar dressings and painted chamfered margins; central double-leaf door with rectangular fanlight and 2 windows (original lying-pane glazing). Slated roof with broad bracketted eaves. Diagonal shaft chimney on left. Lower rubble-built shed to left, with 2

doors and central truncated wall-head stack. 3-window rear. Slated roof No. 4 early/mid 19th. century. Similar to 3 but higher and with rectangular fanlight at door, chimneyheads have lost their original shafts and have been rebuilt in brick. 2-window rear with painted margins and long wing at right angles.

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