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2-8 (Even Nos) Melrose Street

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8714 / 55°52'17"N

Longitude: -4.2705 / 4°16'13"W

OS Eastings: 258030

OS Northings: 666579

OS Grid: NS580665

Mapcode National: GBR 0HH.D0

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.CPN8

Entry Name: 2-8 (Even Nos) Melrose Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373835

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32229

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Bryce, architect; circa 1850 Astylar terrace of
tenements linking Queen's Crescent and Great Western
Road. 3 storeys, attics and basement. 6-bay terrace
with 4-bay shallow advanced terminal pavilions. Polished
ashlar, channelled at ground. Steps oversailing basement
to Roman Doric pilaster doorpieces; doors with
pilastered reveals and fanlight. All upper windows
architraved; corniced at 1st floor; pedimented at
pavilions. Sash windows, plate glass or 4-pane glazing.
Continuous band course over ground and 1st floors. Eaves
cornice; blocking course; deep plain parapet at
pavilions. Axial and wall-head stacks, slate roofs.
Cast-iron railings to basement and steps. Return
elevation to Queen's Crescent and Great Western Road.

Statement of Interest

Part of Queen's Crescent B group.

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