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44 Oakfield Avenue and 37 Southpark Avenue, Hillhead High School and Entrance Lodge

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8746 / 55°52'28"N

Longitude: -4.2858 / 4°17'8"W

OS Eastings: 257086

OS Northings: 666961

OS Grid: NS570669

Mapcode National: GBR 0DF.9W

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.4LDV

Entry Name: 44 Oakfield Avenue and 37 Southpark Avenue, Hillhead High School and Entrance Lodge

Listing Date: 6 February 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376096

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32909

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

E G Wylie, competition 1921, completed 1929. Double

Y-plan school building. Central administrative and

general block with radiating gallery-access classroom

ranges; the end and angle blocks pseudo-tower emphasis.

3 storeys. Red brick with exposed concrete and some

ashlar dressings.

HILLHEAD STREET ELEVATION: with parapet raised at centre

and monogram inset; rear windows of classrooms grouped

in 3s with pilaster mullions; 1st and 2nd floor windows

linked in panel. Gallery elevations (to E) partially

infilled.

ENTRANCE LODGE (Hillhead Street): 2 and 3-storey set in

slope with wide tripartite entrance. 3 small bipartites in

1st floor; side elevations with arched and keystoned

detail. Bell-cast Westmorland slate roof, coped stacks.

SOUTHPARK AVENUE ELEVATION: as above except wide

vertically emphasised entrance bay with canted angles;

wide door set in moulded architraves, some simple carved

detail: open galleries to E detailed as above.

INTERIOR: galleried hall, war memorial plaque (relocated from Hillhead Primary School, 2013). Original panelled doors survive. Simply detailed iron work to guard rail above stair

balustrade.

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