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Janitor's House, Paisley Grammar School, Glasgow Road, Paisley

A Category B Listed Building in Paisley, Renfrewshire

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Latitude: 55.8468 / 55°50'48"N

Longitude: -4.4103 / 4°24'37"W

OS Eastings: 249190

OS Northings: 664132

OS Grid: NS491641

Mapcode National: GBR 3L.4LHT

Mapcode Global: WH3P6.793N

Plus Code: 9C7QRHWQ+PV

Entry Name: Janitor's House, Paisley Grammar School, Glasgow Road, Paisley

Listing Name: Glasgow Road, Paisley Grammar School Including Boundary Walls and Gatepiers Including Janitor's Lodge

Listing Date: 5 April 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 384678

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB39129

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200384678

Location: Paisley

County: Renfrewshire

Town: Paisley

Electoral Ward: Paisley Northeast and Ralston

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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T G Abercrombie, 1895-8 as Paisley Grammer School and W B Barbour Academy; 1960's additions retain symmetry, but main block is otherwise little-altered. Big 2-storey block with attics, quadrangular around central hall; tripartite elevation, flanking ranges have gables to front; collegiate gothic with renaissance details, mostly cross-windows

(3-light in right hand gable and to rear), recessed arched and termined by block cornices. Brick base; painted concrete panels to bays, pediment over entrance bay. Stone-cleaned horizontals dividing storeys; croncrete cill courses.

Red ashlar, slate roofs; original glazing. Flanking additions have fully-glazed staircase bays linking old block and new. Low unrailed boundary wall to street, pinnacled square gatepiers.

Also JANITOR'S LODGE by James Steel Maitland; unaltered, small, brick base, rendered, slate roof, glazed corner differentiated, having brick exposed. Side entrances in windows.

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