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7 Keppochill Road, Keppochhill Court, Blocks a and B, Former Springburn Fire Station with Elevation to Springburn Road

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8799 / 55°52'47"N

Longitude: -4.2341 / 4°14'2"W

OS Eastings: 260339

OS Northings: 667448

OS Grid: NS603674

Mapcode National: GBR 0QC.RZ

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.XGYR

Entry Name: 7 Keppochill Road, Keppochhill Court, Blocks a and B, Former Springburn Fire Station with Elevation to Springburn Road

Listing Date: 17 February 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377415

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33615

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Springburn/Robroyston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Fire Station on corner Springburn Road/Keppochill Road; 2 blocks in L-Plan, practice tower to rear.

CORNER BLOCK (Block B): A B McDonald, Office of Public Works, 1892-93; ashlar; 4 storeys; 4 bays to Springburn Road, classical details, 2-bay shallow advanced and pedimented centre with bipartites, Glasgow crest in tympanum; 4 engine bays at painted ground floor (1 part-glazed) divided by pilasters; low wing to left; sashes with 4-pane/plate glass glazing; end stacks; slate roofs.

BLOCK FRONTING KEPPOCHILL ROAD(Block A): by T Somers, City Architect, after 1938; red brick, piended (slated), 4 storeys, 5 (2+2+2) bays, wall-head stacks over blank strips of walling, end stacks also; TOWER perhaps contemporary with original block; tall, square, yellow brick, openings at upper levels.

Statement of Interest

Opened 22 August 1893. Fire Station now converted to housing.

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