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Latitude: 55.8463 / 55°50'46"N
Longitude: -4.2588 / 4°15'31"W
OS Eastings: 258671
OS Northings: 663765
OS Grid: NS586637
Mapcode National: GBR 0KR.RZ
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.K96Z
Entry Name: 129 Abbotsford Place and Pollokshaws Road, School and Janitor's House
Listing Date: 17 June 1986
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 377209
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33490
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Southside Central
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
H and D Barclay. Opened 1879. 2-storey 12-by 8-bay Italianate
ashlar school. Arched doorway in 2 central advanced
pedimented bays. Channelled masonry surrounds door with 2
mask roundels. Ground floor windows roll moulded with carved
cills decorated frieze and cornices. Cornice over ground
floor. 1st floor recessed aproned windows between Doric
pilasters bearing shields. Projecting eaves with mutule
cornice. Slate roof with a glazed light to central hall and 2
stacks. E and W elevations identical. N and S elevations,
8-bay, similar windows grouped 2-4-2.
Interior central hall with 2 stairs and balcony to upper
Janitor's house: Italianate cottage, 1879, 2-storey ashlar.
Dormer heads to 1st floor windows, bargeboards, stack and
swept slate roof.
Heavy cast-iron perimeter railings with 3 small pedimented
The first Board School in Glasgow to be designed on the
Barclay's principle of the Central Hall Plan.
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