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38 New City Road, Dundas Vale Teachers' Centre, Formerly Normal School

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8687 / 55°52'7"N

Longitude: -4.2606 / 4°15'38"W

OS Eastings: 258640

OS Northings: 666263

OS Grid: NS586662

Mapcode National: GBR 0KH.DY

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.JRC9

Entry Name: 38 New City Road, Dundas Vale Teachers' Centre, Formerly Normal School

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376504

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33091

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Anderston/City/Yorkhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

D and J Hamilton, 1837. Classical Renaissance detailed
school. V-plan site; 2-storeys, raised with attic in central
block; 11 x 10 bays, main elevation arranged 3-5-3, returns
2-6-2. Droved ashlar, polished ashlar dressings, rusticated
plinth. Sash and case windows with glazing bars.
ELEVATION TO NEW CITY ROAD: central block; double paired
pilastered and pillared portico (painted) extending in flat
single bays to E and W with mutule cornice and open die
parapet; round-headed, scroll keyblocked entrance, panelled
timber door, fanlight with glazing bars; scroll keyblocked
round-headed windows to both floors, console bracketted
cornice, parapet; piended slate roof with regular
round-headed dormers. Single stage bell-tower with Doric
pilastered aedicule louvres in each direction; clock faces,
urn finial.
WINGS: plain giant pilasters dividing bays; ground floor
windows keyblocked, 1st floor scroll keyblocked; eaves
cornice; parapet; piended roofs.
EAST AND WEST RETURN ELEVATIONS: outer bays set in pilaster
strips with keyblocked arched windows on ground floor, with
aprons console keyblocked in 1st; plain windows in central
bays with aprons at ground floor, corbelled cills at 1st
floor; eaves cornice; parapet.
INTERIOR: coved ceilings on cast-iron columns; coffered
ceilings to ground floor classrooms.
Coped ashlar boundary wall with pedimented entrances in
outer sections; coupled cast-iron pierced piers in centre,
cast-iron railings.

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