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784-796 (Even Nos) Govan Road, New Govan, Formerly St Mary's, Church Hall and Shops Below

A Category B Listed Building in Govan, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8628 / 55°51'45"N

Longitude: -4.3111 / 4°18'39"W

OS Eastings: 255459

OS Northings: 665700

OS Grid: NS554657

Mapcode National: GBR 07L.53

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.RW9X

Entry Name: 784-796 (Even Nos) Govan Road, New Govan, Formerly St Mary's, Church Hall and Shops Below

Listing Date: 15 May 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376968

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33349

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Govan

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Robert Baldie, 1873. 2-storey snecked rubble gothic
block containing shops under church hall and church
officer's house. Ground floor to Govan Road concealed
behind modern cladding, but gothic door survives at
Greenwell Street. House at W end, 1st floor and attic of
gusset. 1st floor sash windows under false pointed
arches with trefoils. Cornice broken by 3 segmental
arched dormer windows with fleur de lis finials. Oculus
in dormer at head of gusset. 1 ridge and 2 wallhead
stacks; slate roof.
Hall has 3 pairs of 3 lancets facing Govan Road linked by
a continuous hoodmould. E elevation blank rubble. Plain
interior.
Behind hall: 2-storey rubble and brick extension, and a
square stone tower, with eaves cornice, large wooden
belfry. This replaced the original 150 foot spire.

Statement of Interest

The 1st floor is an ecclesiastical building in use

as such, but the ground floor is not.

St Mary's Hall was the original home of Fairfield School.

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