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Latitude: 55.9383 / 55°56'17"N
Longitude: -4.1543 / 4°9'15"W
OS Eastings: 265531
OS Northings: 673789
OS Grid: NS655737
Mapcode National: GBR 13.YW4H
Mapcode Global: WH4Q2.500G
Plus Code: 9C7QWRQW+87
Entry Name: Police Station, Townhead, Kirkintilloch
Listing Name: Townhead and Luggiebank Road, Police Station
Listing Date: 12 August 1997
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 391238
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB44624
Building Class: Cultural
County: East Dunbartonshire
Electoral Ward: Lenzie and Kirkintilloch South
Traditional County: Dunbartonshire
Earlier 20th century. 2-storey, irregular-plan Arts and Crafts police station, on corner site. Harled with polished sandstone dressings. Deep base course to Townhead; eaves course.
W (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 8-bay, including chamfered angle bay. Advanced and gabled entrance bay; architraved doorway with stylised over-door; star-shaped windows flanking door; round-headed pediment containing heraldic device over 1st floor window above. Broad segmental-arched windows at ground in 2 bays flanking to left of entrance; 1st floor windows above breaking eaves in stone pedimented dormers. Single windows to both floors in remaining bays.
N (LUGGIEBANK ROAD) ELEVATION: irregular size and disposition of openings. Gabled bay to outer right with 3 single windows at ground.
E (REAR) ELEVATION: advanced gable to outer right; doorway to centre; single storey wing to outer left.
Some 16-pane timber sash and case windows at ground; largely replacement PVCu windows with sandwiched astragals. Grey slate roof; wallhead stack to rear; cast-iron rainwater goods; coped gables; gableted skewputts.
INTERIOR: not seen 1997.
Prominently sited on corner plot. An unusual use of stylised Arts and Crafts for a public building. The bow dormers are adapted from the work of Robert Lorimer.
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