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94 Duke Street St Mungo's Rc School Annexe Including Gatepiers (Formerly Alexander's School)

A Category A Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8596 / 55°51'34"N

Longitude: -4.2354 / 4°14'7"W

OS Eastings: 260182

OS Northings: 665190

OS Grid: NS601651

Mapcode National: GBR 0QM.H7

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.XZ9C

Entry Name: 94 Duke Street St Mungo's Rc School Annexe Including Gatepiers (Formerly Alexander's School)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 377868

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33827

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Calton

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Burnet (senior), 1858, as Alexander's Public School; campanile; Italianate composition, but with some Greek revival detailing; 2-storeys; polished ashlar; near symmetrical, advanced and pedimented gables at ends, long centre with steps to arcaded loggia at ground, thin campanile is in left re-entrant angle; distinctive glazing pattern presumably original; shallow-pitched slate roofs. Also range at rear.

Boundary wall to street also ashlar, square gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Built as adjunct to adjoining R F & J Alexander's Cotton Thread Mill, part now surviving as Great Eastern Hotel. Upgraded to category A, 24 April 1998. Conversion to business centre under way February 2000 (CRGP architects) with substantial modern extension to rear.

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