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44 Carmichael Place, Battlefield Primary School Including Gates, Gatepiers and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8247 / 55°49'28"N

Longitude: -4.272 / 4°16'19"W

OS Eastings: 257767

OS Northings: 661384

OS Grid: NS577613

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.61YX

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.BVYL

Entry Name: 44 Carmichael Place, Battlefield Primary School Including Gates, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 5 December 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374333

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32365

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Langside

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

MacWhannel, Rogerson and Reid, 1912 (dated).
School with big imposing symmetrical front. Edwardian
baroque; red Corsehill quarry (Dumfriesshire) ashlar with
close-spaced multi-paned white-astragalled windows. 2
storeys, centre flanked by engaged turreted bays, ends
shallow advanced, eaves line broken by 4 windows plus wide
centre, these all with arched heads. Green slated roofs.
Rear ranges; detached low range at N possibly part of
Andrew Balfour's otherwise demolished 1904-6 school;
JANITOR'S LODGE at NE corner; 2 storeys, also red ashlar;
asymmetrical; bracketted eaves, roof swept down to single
storey at W; piended roof, end stacks; tall chimney stack,
red ashlar and brick, panelled at upper stage; ball-finialed
corniced square gatepiers, decorative wrought-iron gates
and railings, latter on low stone playground walls.

Statement of Interest

Part of Balfour's school retained as footings for a modern

school block.

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