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Latitude: 55.8705 / 55°52'13"N
Longitude: -4.3047 / 4°18'16"W
OS Eastings: 255887
OS Northings: 666548
OS Grid: NS558665
Mapcode National: GBR 08H.GB
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.VP9Z
Entry Name: 305 Dumbarton Road, Partick District Library
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 375893
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32864
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Ofice of Public Works, 1922-26. Renaissance detailed library. Single storey 8 x 9 bays. Asymmetrical. Polished ashlar. Casement windows with T-pane glazing, elliptically-headed, dropped architraved, keyblocked. Roll-moulded plinth.
Elevation to Dumbarton Road: 3 bays canted, section at E projecting, facetted W corner section with flanking segmentally pedimented entrance with granite shafted columns. Entablature with sculpted laurel frieze and escutcheon, (enlarged over windows to canted angles), mutule cornice, balustraded die parapet.
W return: 5-bay section repeating main elevation, recessed 3-bay section with lower block in front. Slate roof with skylights. Boundary wall with wrought-iron railings, stone piers to main entrance.
Interior: partially altered. Coved, corniced ceilings with rich plasterwork.
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