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311 Woodlands Road, Woodside Public School

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8722 / 55°52'20"N

Longitude: -4.2788 / 4°16'43"W

OS Eastings: 257516

OS Northings: 666688

OS Grid: NS575666

Mapcode National: GBR 0FG.QQ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.7NQM

Entry Name: 311 Woodlands Road, Woodside Public School

Listing Date: 20 May 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374053

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32263

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

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 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.

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