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179 Ayr Street Springburn Library and Museum

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8816 / 55°52'53"N

Longitude: -4.2314 / 4°13'53"W

OS Eastings: 260512

OS Northings: 667635

OS Grid: NS605676

Mapcode National: GBR 0RC.9B

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.ZF6F

Entry Name: 179 Ayr Street Springburn Library and Museum

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377406

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33610

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

William B Whitie, 1904 (dated). Built as a public library. Single storey, occupying corner site, symmetrical 9-bay main entrance elevation to E (Ayr Street). Stone-cleaned red ashlar.

Edwardian baroque with key-stoned architraves, base and wide pilaster strips all channelled, round-arched doorway set within recessed aedicular frame, pediment with cartouche and inscription and integrated with main mutule cornice; piended (slate) roof enclosed by roof parapet.

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