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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 378253
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB34045
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Grangemouth
Traditional County: Stirlingshire
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.
The sculpture detail on this bulding is unusually good, particularly the central figure group.
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