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Technical Block, Keil School, Helenslee Road, Kirktonhill, Dumbarton

A Category B Listed Building in Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire

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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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 361014

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB24897

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Dumbarton

County: West Dunbartonshire

Town: Dumbarton

Electoral Ward: Dumbarton

Traditional County: Dunbartonshire

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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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