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20 Dykebar Avenue and 17 Foxbar Drive, Knightswood Community Youth Centre

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.889 / 55°53'20"N

Longitude: -4.3572 / 4°21'25"W

OS Eastings: 252674

OS Northings: 668714

OS Grid: NS526687

Mapcode National: GBR 3N.1SPX

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.17FS

Entry Name: 20 Dykebar Avenue and 17 Foxbar Drive, Knightswood Community Youth Centre

Listing Date: 2 April 1996

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 389477

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43117

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Garscadden/Scotstounhill

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

Thomas Somers, City Engineer, 1938. Modern Movement brick community centre, shallow H-plan, single storey. Concrete base course and lintel course; red bricks. Flat roof. Metal windows.

SW ELEVATION (DYKEBAR AVENUE): deeply bowed wings to outer left and right, each with 3 5-light windows; 3 door taller centrepiece slightly advanced with flanking bays given horizontal emphasis with narrow window bands.

NE ELEVATION: wings advanced to outer left and right, tall 3-bay block advanced at centre and lower porches advanced from intercening bays with 5-light bands of clerestorey windows with continuous cill course and cope to eaves. Canopied doors to outer re-entrant angles.

SE AND NW ELEVATIONS: 3 4-light windows grouped at centre of SE, 4 to SW.

INTERIOR: not seen.

Horizontal-pane metal glazing pattern with casement and top-hopper windows. Flat roof with concrete cope. Brick stacks.

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