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479 Balmore Road, Former Possil Station

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8921 / 55°53'31"N

Longitude: -4.26 / 4°15'35"W

OS Eastings: 258763

OS Northings: 668855

OS Grid: NS587688

Mapcode National: GBR 0K7.JL

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.J5ND

Entry Name: 479 Balmore Road, Former Possil Station

Listing Date: 6 April 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377638

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33744

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Canal

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Built circa 1897 for Lanarkshire and Dumbarton Railway, high level station converted to offices. Symmetrical, single storey and attic, 3-bay building with wide gables to outer bays. Red brick with decorative timber framing in gable heads, plain timber bargeboards, moulded terracotta tympana over central lights of ground floor windows. Central arched entrance with deeply swept roof over forming canopy. Outer bays with paired central arched windows and flanking flat-headed windows, all in architraves, some alteration in N bay, tripartites in gables, 6-light, long, low swept roofed dormer at centre. Various windows on side elevations and half gableted against each main stack on end wall. Slate roof with red ridge tiles.

Statement of Interest

In poor condition 1990.

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