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Latitude: 55.8343 / 55°50'3"N
Longitude: -4.2568 / 4°15'24"W
OS Eastings: 258755
OS Northings: 662418
OS Grid: NS587624
Mapcode National: GBR 0LX.5B
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.LM57
Entry Name: 656, 660 Cathcart Road, (Formerly 125 Dixon Avenue) Dixon Halls Including Gatepiers and Railings
Listing Date: 5 December 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374567
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32427
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Frank Stirrat, 1878-9 (1879 datestone), won in
competition. Public halls, gifted by W S Dixon, Govan
Iron Works. Scots baronial and free-standing in open
site and set at angle to roadway. Lofty crow-stepped
main range, engaged square tower, with bartizans and
pyramidal slated spire, reaches only little higher,
arcaded tripartite entrance in SE gable, stilted arches
on fat columns, pair linked tall multi-paned mullioned
and transomed windows reach high above. Stugged and
snecked ashlar, polished dressings, slate roof.
Iron-railed low boundary wall, square gatepiers.
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