NS7993 : Municipal Buildings, 8-10 Corn Exchange Road, Stirling

taken 1 year ago, near to Stirling, Great Britain

Municipal Buildings, 8-10 Corn Exchange Road, Stirling
Municipal Buildings, 8-10 Corn Exchange Road, Stirling
J Gaff Gillespie of Salmon, Son & Gillespie, 1908; later extensions, Walter H Gillespie of Gillespie, Stirling Burgh Architect, 1965-8. Scots Baronial with tower and Tudor Collegiate blocks. Won in competition. Sandstone ashlar. 7-bay SE block with cill course at ground, battered cills at 1st floor, bracketed crenellated parapet; stone mullions and transoms, gablet coping to wall and finialled gabled dormerheads.

A fine Edwardian municipal office design employing appropriate styles for the burgh's historic importance and the collective purpose of the chambers. Competition scheme of 1908, started in 1914 and only partially completed by 1918. Unrealised scheme for completion of original competition design by Gillespie Kidd and Coia, 1937. Additional bay added to right of entrance (date unknown).

Grade B listed. Listing number LB41105.
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Tuesday, 18 August, 2020   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 18 August, 2020
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Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  City, Town centre 
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Offices 
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 7952 9341 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:7.0910N 3:56.3610W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 79541 93423
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