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Pollokshields Primary School, 241 Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Pollokshields, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8423 / 55°50'32"N

Longitude: -4.2746 / 4°16'28"W

OS Eastings: 257667

OS Northings: 663346

OS Grid: NS576633

Mapcode National: GBR 0GT.KG

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.9FQ2

Plus Code: 9C7QRPRG+W5

Entry Name: Pollokshields Primary School, 241 Albert Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow

Listing Name: 241 Albert Drive and Herriet Street, (Including Academy Building to Herriet Street), Pollokshields Primary School Including Gatepiers, Playground Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 376997

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33370

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Pollokshields

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Tagged with: School building

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H and D Barclay, 1882, variant of their palazzo-style
pattern for Glasgow's board schools. 2 storeys,
symmetrical 3-bay elevation to Albert Drive, wide 3-
light windows with pilastered mullions, fluted at
ground, sculptured panels at 1st floor, central bay
narrower with doorpiece at ground. Polished ashlar, band
course between floors, original T-shaped glazing
pattern, mutule cornice, piended slate roofs. Flank
elevations similarly detailed with recessed wide
centres. To Herriet Street a plainer and later range
(1901), as Albert Road Academy of similar scale with
symmetrical front.
Playground part enclosed by stone wall, part iron-
railed, square gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

D Barclay was apprehended for culpable homicide after

the collapse of a shed (see above reference and

subsequent issues).

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