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Stow College, 75 Hotspur Street, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Maryhill, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8831 / 55°52'59"N

Longitude: -4.286 / 4°17'9"W

OS Eastings: 257104

OS Northings: 667908

OS Grid: NS571679

Mapcode National: GBR 0DB.8T

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.4D99

Plus Code: 9C7QVPM7+6H

Entry Name: Stow College, 75 Hotspur Street, Glasgow

Listing Name: 75 Hotspur Street, Shakespeare Primary School, Gatepiers, Gates and Railings (Formerly Garrioch School)

Listing Date: 6 April 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377718

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33766

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Maryhill

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Robert A Bryden, circa 1905, imposing cruciform plan, 3-storey board school with classical/baroque details. Red sandstone ashlar rusticated plinth, channelled at ground floor for central W facing section. Sash and case windows, slate roof.

MAIN W FRONT: central wide pedimented bay; 4-light window at ground; giant Ionic columns with utter channelled piers rise through 1st and 2nd floors, "Garrioch School" inscribed on blind balcony/plinth; 4-light 1st floor window, stylised venetian window at 2nd, with giant keystone, pediment over with coved tympanum. 2 flanking bays stepped back, and balustraded cill course and cornice to each floor bipartite windows, 2 further similarly detailed bays to each side, each stepped back and wider as they step out; outer bays each with arched door in pilastered and balustraded doorpiece (boys and girls).

N AND S ELEVATION: each with tripartite and tall Diocletian window lighting stair, 1 further bay and 2 narrower stepped back.

E ELEVATION: gabled, regularly fenestrated with tall, square corniced stack attached towards N.

GATEPIERS AND RAILINGS: variety of near-square-plan gatepiers with pedimented or arched and domed cap detail; wrought-iron railings and gates.

Statement of Interest

Built for Maryhill School Board. D of G 1/9574.

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