History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

1-6 (Inclusive Nos) Park Gardens and Park Gardens Lane

A Category A Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8678 / 55°52'4"N

Longitude: -4.2794 / 4°16'46"W

OS Eastings: 257458

OS Northings: 666195

OS Grid: NS574661

Mapcode National: GBR 0FJ.L9

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.7SF1

Entry Name: 1-6 (Inclusive Nos) Park Gardens and Park Gardens Lane

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373935

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32240

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

Find accommodation in
Maryhill

Description

Charles Wilson, architect; circa 1855. Astylar
Italianate terrace of 6 houses, each with 2-bay
elevation with full-height bay windows, linked by cast-
iron balconies. 3-storeys, attic and basement; polished
ashlar, channelled at ground, mostly painted or stone-
cleaned. Wide flights of steps, with pierced and
scrolled stone parapets oversailing basement, to
tripartite doorpieces. All ground floor openings
tripartite with pilastered reveals and mullions. Ground
floor bay windows square; canted at upper floors. All
other windows architraved; consoled and corniced at 1st
floor. Sash windows; plate-glass or 4-pane glazing. Band
courses over ground and 2nd floors. Eaves cornice; plain
parapet with sculpted shell decoration over bay
windows; otherwise roof balustrade. Axial stacks, slate
roofs. Cast-iron railings to basement area.
7-bay flank to East, 5-bay flank to West; both with
centre 3 bays shallow advanced with roof balustrade
over: otherwise deep plain parapet (that to East with
incised decoration). Rear elevation with full-height
projecting square bays.
Interiors: elaborate cornice plasterwork; Corinthian
screens to ground floor. Good cast-iron balusters
with carved wood newel posts. No 1, circa 1900 upper
door panels of wrought-iron; curved inner door and
fanlight.
Park Gardens Lane; mews range combines as retaining
wall, droved ashlar. Vehicle openings at ground, loft
windows at 1st floor and dwarf gallery above. Corniced
stacks treated as piers; some slit ventilators. Nos 1
and 2 (rear No 2 Park Gardens) John J Burnet, architect;
1906. Stables with servant accommodation over. Ground
floor, modern window alterations. Polished ashlar; huge
lugged architrave frames ground and 1st floors. Deeply
recessed opening at ground, balcony above, roll moulded
surround. Cast-iron bombe section balustrade to balcony
with grotesque-headed handrail.
Balustraded roof parapet linking wallhead stacks.

Statement of Interest

Part of Woodlands Hill A Group.

Upgraded B to A 20.5.86

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.