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Laurel Bank School, 2, 3, 4, Lilybank Terrace, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8745 / 55°52'28"N

Longitude: -4.29 / 4°17'24"W

OS Eastings: 256821

OS Northings: 666967

OS Grid: NS568669

Mapcode National: GBR 0CF.FW

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.2LDW

Plus Code: 9C7QVPF5+RX

Entry Name: Laurel Bank School, 2, 3, 4, Lilybank Terrace, Glasgow

Listing Name: 1-4 (Inclusive Nos) Lilybank Terrace, Laurel Park School

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376016

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32887

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Tagged with: School building

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David Horne, 1881-83. Terrace of 4 3-bay houses

stepped in slope now linked. Renaissance; 2 storeys,

basement and attic. Polished ashlar, chanelled at ground

floor, squared rubble rear elevation 1st, 4th, 9th, 12th

bays canted with 5-light windows; 3rd, 6th, 7th, 10th

bays projecting with balustraded balcony over at ground

floor in front of 2-light window.

EACH HOUSE: central doorway at head of steps oversailing

basement area, recessed Roman Ionic portico with

sidelights. Single light window above.

Ground floor level band course. Ground floor cill band,

cornice. 1st floor cill band. Main cornice with dentil

band. Solid parapet broken by 2-light anta mullioned

dormers with shaped heads and finials. Round-headed,

set-back dormers.

W RETURN: main detailing continues 1 bay. Glazed,

slightly advanced 3 central bays flanked by blank bays.

S return: similar to W return.

Coped boundary walls, piers flanking entrances, cast-iron


INTERIORS: columned hall screens. 1st floor column

screens. No 3 columned niche in ground floor N room.

Nos 2, 3 sculpted, arched marble chimneypieces with

bay-leaf moulding and scroll keyblock.

NO 2: BILLIARD ROOM: by James Thomson 1889, coved,

corniced ceiling top lit with coloured glass, carved timber chimneypiece.

Statement of Interest

Interior detailing of high quality.

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