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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 376968
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33349
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Govan
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
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
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.
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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