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1127 Cathcart Road and Carmunnock Road, Mount Florida Primary School Including Playground Walls, Gatepiers and Railings

A Category B Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8244 / 55°49'27"N

Longitude: -4.2574 / 4°15'26"W

OS Eastings: 258680

OS Northings: 661320

OS Grid: NS586613

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.6596

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.KVWT

Entry Name: 1127 Cathcart Road and Carmunnock Road, Mount Florida Primary School Including Playground Walls, Gatepiers and Railings

Listing Date: 16 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377801

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33801

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Langside

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

H and D Barclay; dated 1895. Board school, a 2-storey block on gushet site in the "palazzo-style" characteristic of their Glasgow schools, using restrained Thomsonesque Greek ornament; stone-cleaned red ashlar, rock-faced, polished dressings; symmetrical N front with pedimented centrepiece, 3-light centre; 2-light outer windows, pilastered mullions at ground floor, Ionic-column mullions at 1st; original glazing, roughly T-shaped; prominent mutule cornice. Flanks are not identical, though boys'/girls' entrances are on opposite flanks; W flank to Cathcart Road is the more architectural and repeats mullion detailing of N front; inner entrance bay advanced and pedimented, sculptured spandrels over doorway, thermal window at eaves. Piended slate roofs, corniced stacks at and above wall-heads.

PLAYGROUND WALLS also rock-faced and stepped to slope, square

GATEPIERS, decorative wrought-rion gates and railings.

Statement of Interest

Originally Mount Florida Public School.

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