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Latitude: 55.9435 / 55°56'36"N
Longitude: -4.5827 / 4°34'57"W
OS Eastings: 238800
OS Northings: 675287
OS Grid: NS388752
Mapcode National: GBR 0L.YGH6
Mapcode Global: WH3NJ.KWZ0
Plus Code: 9C7QWCV8+CW
Entry Name: Technical Block, Keil School, Helenslee Road, Kirktonhill, Dumbarton
Listing Name: Helenslee Road Keil School Technical Block (Formerly Helenslee Stables)
Listing Date: 8 September 1980
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 361014
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24897
Building Class: Cultural
County: West Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Dumbarton
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Tagged with: Architectural structure
John Honeyman, architect. Dated 1865 on rainwater head.
Former stable block. Gothick. Stugged ashlar coursers with
polished dressings. Principally 2 single storey wings, with
lofts, arranged in L-plan, forming churchyard. Some openings
have shafted jambs with block capitals. Continuous hood-mould
to courtyard elevations, raised over ground floor openings;
west wing asymmetrical with 2 2-centred-arched cart openings
(now altered to windows) flanked by doors and 1 outer window;
diminutive paired lancets above hoodmould. Loft door with
dovecot in arched moulding in gabled dormerhead; corbelled
oriel, supported on shaft, with cusped lights to south gable.
North wing has former door (now a window) flanked by lancets
all recessed in arcaded pointed panels; moulded eaves;
conical-roofed, 2-storey angle tower to right has
square-headed roll-moulded door; banded at eaves level, with
clock and 2 small lights above. Some flat-roofed 6-pane
dormers; crow-stepped gables throughout; slated roofs. Small
lean-to and hoodmoulded cusped lights to each gable; 3 gables
to west elevation.
Courtyard is cobbled, and is partly enclosed to south and to
east by stugged ashlar wall; 2 square, polished ashlar
gatepiers with gabled caps with cast-iron lamp brackets, to
south. Modern extension to north not included in listing.
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