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135 Westmuir Street, Parkhead Careers Office Including Gatepiers and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Shettleston, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8519 / 55°51'6"N

Longitude: -4.1929 / 4°11'34"W

OS Eastings: 262820

OS Northings: 664255

OS Grid: NS628642

Mapcode National: GBR 3V.47ZF

Mapcode Global: WH4QF.K5MP

Entry Name: 135 Westmuir Street, Parkhead Careers Office Including Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 23 March 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377506

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33657

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Shettleston

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Pribably Hugh H Maclure. Pair school blocks fronting road, each 2 storeys and similarly detailed and each entered on flank; stone-cleaned snecked ashlar; slate roofs with bracketted eaves; original glazing, 1st floor windows in round-arched panels in advanced outer bays.

BLOCK TO RIGHT (E) dated 1878; belfry turret over one angle, pierced balconies/aprons between floors. Rear wing not original.

BLOCK TO LEFT is post-1878 and longer outer bays more deeply advanced and with gambrel roofs instead of gables. Forestair on W flank.

Iron-railed boundary wall to street, gatepiers with shaped caps.

Alterations and additions, 1889, by Charles H Robinson.

Statement of Interest

Originally Parkhead School.

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