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536 Anniesland Road, British Telecom Building Former Scotstoun Telephone Exchange with Boundary Wall and Railings

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8858 / 55°53'8"N

Longitude: -4.3499 / 4°20'59"W

OS Eastings: 253120

OS Northings: 668347

OS Grid: NS531683

Mapcode National: GBR 3N.287P

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.4BW6

Entry Name: 536 Anniesland Road, British Telecom Building Former Scotstoun Telephone Exchange with Boundary Wall and Railings

Listing Date: 2 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389443

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43083

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Garscadden/Scotstounhill

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Circa 1930. 2-storey, 5-bay, Tudorbethan former Telephone Exchange.

Red sandstone bull-faced rubble, squared and snecked with ashlar dressings, base course; stone mullions and transoms and relieving arches; moulded eaves course. Rear wing painted, later addition (?).

Single pile principal block. S elevation near-symmetrical comprised of gabled outer bays; bay to outer right with Tudor-arched, corniced doorway, part moulded surround, fluted consoles and obelisk-flanked overdoor panel (blank), panelled door, small window flanking to right, that to left with tripartite window at ground, bipartite windows at 1st floor rising into gableheads. 3 inner bays comprised of bipartites at ground and smaller bipartite windows at 1st floor under eaves; square timber shuttered recess below window to penultimate right, presumably coal shute. Gabled E side elevation with paired bipartite windows to centre and left and transomed larger bipartite stair window to right over small under stair window. W gabled elevation with door at ground to left and narrow window to right, 1st floor with bipartite transomed window at centre flanked by small windows.

Metal-framed, small-pane casement windows. Grey slate roof with ashlar coped skews and block bracketed skewputts; ashlar ridge.

Statement of Interest

Built as the Scotstoun Telephone Exchange.

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