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Rhuallan House, 1 Montgomery Drive, Giffnock

A Category B Listed Building in Giffnock and Thornliebank, East Renfrewshire

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Latitude: 55.798 / 55°47'52"N

Longitude: -4.2966 / 4°17'47"W

OS Eastings: 256127

OS Northings: 658464

OS Grid: NS561584

Mapcode National: GBR 3Q.7NCW

Mapcode Global: WH3PF.ZJ5K

Entry Name: Rhuallan House, 1 Montgomery Drive, Giffnock

Listing Date: 14 January 1988

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 336452

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB5121

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Eastwood

County: East Renfrewshire

Electoral Ward: Giffnock and Thornliebank

Parish: Eastwood

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Built probably in 1880's. 2-storey and attic villa with Scots renaissance detailing, big conical-roofed turreted bay at

SW. Stugged ashlar with polished dressings and narrow window

margins, elaborate strapwork pediments; single, mullioned

and/or transomed windows with plate glass sashes. Bays

nearest SW turret have shaped wall-head gables, corbelled

bartizan at NW with big conical roof, west-facing canted

window with door; south-facing porch on E flank, doorway

with shaped head; wall-head stacks; broad-eaved slate roofs.

Balustraded high retaining wall to Fenwick Road; square


Statement of Interest

Similar villas within Glasgow City, eg in Dalzeil Drive.

Ground feued by William Gillies and David Law Jnr, and in

1892 by William Brown, Donated to the County Council in 1956.

Said to be the first villa built on East side of Fenwick Road (information from Eastwood District Council).

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