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Greenlees Road and 2 Tabernacle Street, Former Cambuslang Public School

A Category B Listed Building in Cambuslang, South Lanarkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8178 / 55°49'3"N

Longitude: -4.1668 / 4°10'0"W

OS Eastings: 264330

OS Northings: 660403

OS Grid: NS643604

Mapcode National: GBR 3W.6FX0

Mapcode Global: WH4QM.Y1ZC

Entry Name: Greenlees Road and 2 Tabernacle Street, Former Cambuslang Public School

Listing Date: 9 August 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377516

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33666

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Cambuslang

County: South Lanarkshire

Electoral Ward: Cambuslang West

Parish: Cambuslang

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Style of A Lindsay Miller; dated 1882. Board school with gothic details; long single storey front to Greenlees Road with basement to left in slope, advanced ends - gable right, range to left with square tower (slated spire within parapet over plain square stage which may originally have been louvred), doorway, stepped stair lights, gabled window head; 3 gabled window heads to inner range. Stugged ashlar, polished dressings, transomed/cross-windows, blind cusped panels, some sculptured detail, inscription in roundels at either end; sash windows; individual slate roofs with axial ventilators, stacks with fluted friezes. Iron-railed low boundary wall to street links advanced outer ranges. Flank to Tabernacle street built in 2 stages; original part left with main doorway, gated steps (also 1882 datestone above); addition is 2-storeyed; at lower level of slope, 8 bays; pend left at junction with original block, off-centre door; original detailings repeated, simplified, but with cross windows and sculptured detail; rear courtyard, arcaded mostly blind wide basement openings to origianl range, timber-clad passageway supported on cast-iron columns and linking the 2 main ranges.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Busheyhill School.

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