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Bo'ness Road, Avon Hall and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Grangemouth, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0153 / 56°0'54"N

Longitude: -3.7069 / 3°42'24"W

OS Eastings: 293684

OS Northings: 681574

OS Grid: NS936815

Mapcode National: GBR 1N.T15M

Mapcode Global: WH5R1.122G

Entry Name: Bo'ness Road, Avon Hall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 13 July 1987

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378248

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34042

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Grangemouth

County: Falkirk

Town: Grangemouth

Electoral Ward: Grangemouth

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

J M McLaren, architect. 1877-78, substantial, asymmetrical
Baronial house. 2 storeys and attic. Bull-nosed rubble with
tooled dressings, deep battered plinth. Entrance in drum
tower which rises to 2nd floor topped with boldly corbelled
balustrade, boldly projecting semi-octagonal bay to left
with decorative detailing and facetted roof with weather
vane. Large wallhead stack at left. Low single-storey and
attic wing to E, W-facing facade twin gabled with 2-storey
canted window in S. bay, etched glass in windows. Windows
either transomed or cross design. Slate roofs, tall stacks
with curved angles and cornices.
gatepiers, square plan with oval panels; raised on plinths,
corniced capstones.

Statement of Interest

Built for John Fairley. Illustrated in THE BRITISH ARCHITECT

1877. This house and Avondhu were the first independent

designs by McLaren.

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