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136, 220 Armadale Street and Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Parade Public School Including Lodge, Playground Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Dennistoun, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8631 / 55°51'47"N

Longitude: -4.2158 / 4°12'56"W

OS Eastings: 261424

OS Northings: 665547

OS Grid: NS614655

Mapcode National: GBR 0VK.GZ

Mapcode Global: WH4Q7.6WQM

Entry Name: 136, 220 Armadale Street and Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Parade Public School Including Lodge, Playground Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 17 June 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378003

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB33886

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Dennistoun

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

MacWhannel and Rogerson, 1895-99. 3-storey board school with restrained Art Nouveau ornament. Red ashlar, Symmetrical T-plan (N) front to Alexandra Parade with roof parapets (low modern additions at front and at sides), inscriptions at gabled centre; unusual disposition of windows - in outer ranges, 3 window at ground, 2 above, one at top floor; in triple pile arrangement (near symmetrical on plan), the rear ranges longer, with entrances, stacks and stair windows on flank elevations on centre gables.

Glazing mostly original sashes, several different glazing patterns. Slated roofs with ventilators. Single storey and attic janitor's lodge to NW is part of overall composition; asymmetrical; modern glazing; rock-faced low playground walls with wrought-iron railings, ashlar gatepiers.

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