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Latitude: 55.8328 / 55°49'57"N
Longitude: -4.2615 / 4°15'41"W
OS Eastings: 258455
OS Northings: 662260
OS Grid: NS584622
Mapcode National: GBR 0KX.7V
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.HNYD
Entry Name: 34-34a Queen Mary Avenue Crosshill
Listing Date: 22 March 1977
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374617
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32441
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Later 19th century, 2 storeys, 3 bays, stugged ashlar
front painted. Blocking-course, cornice, frieze with
roundels. Pilastered window architraves. Upper storey
windows: bipartite - single - bipartite. Lower storey;
tripartite window - door - bipartite window. Slated
roof. Side-entrance to 34A.
Formerly Manse of John Knox Free Church, Gorbals. Rev John Buchan father of the novelists, John Buchan and O
Douglas, lived here as Minister 1888-1910.
John Buchan (1875-1940) the Novelist, First Lord Tweedmuir and Governor of Canada (1935-40) lived in the house during his teenage years from 1888 to 1895.
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