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445 Balmore Road, Former Possil Goods Shed

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8916 / 55°53'29"N

Longitude: -4.2604 / 4°15'37"W

OS Eastings: 258737

OS Northings: 668802

OS Grid: NS587688

Mapcode National: GBR 0K7.FS

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.J5GS

Entry Name: 445 Balmore Road, Former Possil Goods Shed

Listing Date: 6 April 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377637

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33743

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Canal

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Circa 1897 goods shed for Lanarkshire and Dumbartonshire Railway. Brick with contrasting red brick dressings and used in piers defining 6 bays. Wide gables to E and W with engine entry on S, arched smaller opening to N, oculus' in gablehead. Clearly defined bays with arched openings, to S all windows to N opening onto platform wth roof swept over to form canopy. Contrete tile roof.

Statement of Interest

Engine sheds are an increasingly vulnerable building type. This one with its contrasting building materials is a good example of the smaller type.

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