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Glasgow, 20 Bellshaugh Road, Kelvinside Academy

School (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Glasgow, 20 Bellshaugh Road, Kelvinside Academy

Classification School (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) 33 Kirklee Road

Canmore ID 44061

Site Number NS56NE 149

NGR NS 56556 67907

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/site/44061

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Administrative Areas

  • Council Glasgow, City Of
  • Parish Govan (City Of Glasgow)
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District City Of Glasgow
  • Former County Lanarkshire

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Kelvinside Academy, 20 Bellshaugh Road, 1877, James Sellars

Dignified Greek Ionic temple over plain entrance podium, with severe wings and taller end pavilions. An early work by an eclectic architect, later using any style, Sellars was by temperament a classicist. Cast-iron lamp standards, decorated with entwined bay leaves, flank the entrance. Austere interior, hall behind the elevated entrance and between classrooms. Hugh Fraser Library, 1989, a quiet timber-clad roo

Taken from "Greater Glasgow: An Illustrated Architectural Guide", by Sam Small, 2008. Published by the Rutland Press http://www.rias.org.uk

Archaeology Notes

NS56NE 149.00 56556 67907

Kelvinside Academy [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1973.

NS56NE 149.01 NS 56538 67860 and NS 56502 67914 Gateways

See also:

NS56NE 4149 NS 56450 67907 Annexe (2 Mirrlees Drive)

Architecture Notes

Architect: Campbell Douglas and Sellars, 1877-1879 (Sellars).

NMRS REFERENCE:

Library

Newspaper cutting - large

GWD 15023/1

(Missing 23.2.1993).

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