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656, 660 Cathcart Road, (Formerly 125 Dixon Avenue) Dixon Halls Including Gatepiers and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

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

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374567

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32427

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Southside Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

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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