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Carronflats Road, Abbotsgrange Middle School

A Category B Listed Building in Grangemouth, Falkirk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 56.0165 / 56°0'59"N

Longitude: -3.7156 / 3°42'56"W

OS Eastings: 293150

OS Northings: 681722

OS Grid: NS931817

Mapcode National: GBR 1M.SZ3K

Mapcode Global: WH5R0.W1VJ

Entry Name: Carronflats Road, Abbotsgrange Middle School

Listing Date: 16 May 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 378253

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34045

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Grangemouth

County: Falkirk

Town: Grangemouth

Electoral Ward: Grangemouth

Traditional County: Stirlingshire

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Description

1908. Former Grangemouth High School. Classically detailed, 2-storey school. Red sandstone ashlar, channelled at ground with good sculpture detail. All windows single light with top hoppers.

LONG S ELEVATION: 15 bays in blocks of 3. Central and end blocks shallow advanced, outer pedimented, inner with blocking course and date - stone plinth for handsome sculpture group. Outer bays, ground storey forming channelled plinth above broad channelled angle piers, 2 paired Ionic columns in antis flank central 1st floor windows. Centre bay to centre block simplified with piers not columns.

E AND W ELEVATIONS: 7 bays (3-1-3) each with boys/girls entrance in wider central bay. This bay with broad channelled angle piers, open pediment over door and crowning segmental pediment. W elevation now with modern link corridor connecting to modern buildings of no special architectural merit.

Statement of Interest

The sculpture detail on this bulding is unusually good, particularly the central figure group.

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