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Binnie Street, Gourock Community Education Centre, Former Gourock Central School with Boundary Walls and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Gourock, Inverclyde

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9585 / 55°57'30"N

Longitude: -4.8172 / 4°49'1"W

OS Eastings: 224227

OS Northings: 677528

OS Grid: NS242775

Mapcode National: GBR 09.XPS8

Mapcode Global: WH2M8.ZH8H

Entry Name: Binnie Street, Gourock Community Education Centre, Former Gourock Central School with Boundary Walls and Railings

Listing Date: 10 September 1979

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378198

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34005

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Gourock

County: Inverclyde

Town: Gourock

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde West

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

John Honeyman, dated 1876, additions 1893. 2-storey U-plan single and 2-storey school built on slope with plain gothic details. Pink sandstone, coursed and squared rubble with droved and polished ashlar dressings. Base course; chamfered reveals; ashlar mullions and transoms; coped skews; roll-detail to skewputts.

SW (FRONT) ELEVATION: 5-bay, single storey, with 4-pointed-arched doorway to centre, small bipartite window above breaking eaves in tall gablehead with hoodmoulded dated roundel. Bipartite windows to each of flanking bays.

NW (JOHN STREET) ELEVATION: 6-bay with 3 bays to left stepped down. Broad gabled bay to outer right with stepped tripartite lancet windows and blind roundel to gablehead; bipartite windows to bays to right of centre; secondary doorway to left of centre; flanking bay with bipartite transomed window breaking eaves in finialled gable; bipartite window to outer left.

SE ELEVATION: broad advanced gabled wing to outer right with apex stack and stepped tripartite lancet windows; bipartite windows and secondary doorway on return. Main block with gabled bay detailed as above to outer left with small flat-roofed entrance porch; segmental-arched openings at ground floor to centre bays; windows above.

NE (REAR) ELEVATION: courtyard of U-plan with irregular windows and small single storey porches and additions. Small pane timber sash and case windows. Slate roof. Moulded eaves gutter and gutterheads.

INTERIOR: not seen 1993.

BOUNDARY WALLS AND RAILINGS: low rubble walls, 3 gatepiers with pyramidal coping, some hoop railings.

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