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20-22 Back Sneddon Street, Paisley

A Category B Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8485 / 55°50'54"N

Longitude: -4.425 / 4°25'29"W

OS Eastings: 248278

OS Northings: 664353

OS Grid: NS482643

Mapcode National: GBR 3K.4H6F

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.084B

Plus Code: 9C7QRHXG+92

Entry Name: 20-22 Back Sneddon Street, Paisley

Listing Name: 20, 22 Back Sneddon Street and 13 Maxwell Street

Listing Date: 27 June 1980

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384408

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38921

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley Northwest

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

T G Abercrombie, architect, dated 1898 Scots Renaissance.
T-plan asymmetrical. Snecked rubble and stugged ashlar with
polished ashlar dressings. Elevation to Back Sneddon Street,
2 storeys, 3 recessed bays at left, off centre entrance
with pilastered and corniced Jacobean doorpiece with
cartouche over, 6-light leaded window to stair in right
bay, canted bay at ground floor in outer left bay. Projecting
gable end to west with corbelled bartisan with lead, bell-cast
roof and panelled gable-head stack. Return elevation:
2-storey and attic. 5-bay block with 3 round arched windows
at ground; lights 1-2-1-2-1 in 1st & 3 segmentally pedimented
dormers. Stair tower adjoining with upper window breaking
through eaves and pyramidal roof. 1 additional gabled bay
to east. Variety of window designs, slate roofs and
corniced stacks.

Statement of Interest

Built as welfare offices. Still used by District Council.

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