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Dalziel High School, 85 Crawford Street, Motherwell

A Category C Listed Building in Motherwell West, North Lanarkshire

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Latitude: 55.7871 / 55°47'13"N

Longitude: -4 / 4°0'0"W

OS Eastings: 274682

OS Northings: 656671

OS Grid: NS746566

Mapcode National: GBR 01HJ.TB

Mapcode Global: WH4QQ.JSGY

Plus Code: 9C7QQXPX+RX

Entry Name: Dalziel High School, 85 Crawford Street, Motherwell

Listing Name: Motherwell, Crawford Street, Dalziel High School

Listing Date: 10 December 2001

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 395695

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB48302

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Motherwell and Wishaw

County: North Lanarkshire

Town: Motherwell And Wishaw

Electoral Ward: Motherwell West

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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JB Russell, 1913 with later alterations and additions. 2-storey, 15-bay, square, courtyard-plan, William and Mary school building. Central entrance portico with lantern above advanced outer bays, mansard roof. Squared and tooled discoloured yellow ashlar sandstone with ashlar margins. Base course, continuous cill courses, eaves course, mutuled projecting cornice; regular fenestration, Scotia moulded architraves to openings.

SE (PRINCIPAL) ELEVATION: stone steps to 2-leaf panelled door, semicircular fanlight above, projecting keystone to architrave, flanking Tuscan columns supporting broken entablature and pediment; low relief, figurative sculpted panel above. Octagonal lantern to roof, ogee cap with weather vane finial. 4 flanking bays to left and right; advanced triple bays to outer left and right.

NW (REAR) ELEVATION: obscured by later additions.

SW (SIDE) ELEVATION: regular fenestration, 3-bay, blind arcade to outer left projecting bay. Boiler stack to outer right.


8-pane, stainless steel frame windows. Grey slates, lead flashing. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: not seen 2001. Blind arcade to central courtyard.

Statement of Interest

Russell was a London based architect with offices at 11 Grays Inn Square, WC1.

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