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Park Gardens, Stairway to Park Street South

A Category A Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8682 / 55°52'5"N

Longitude: -4.2803 / 4°16'49"W

OS Eastings: 257407

OS Northings: 666240

OS Grid: NS574662

Mapcode National: GBR 0FJ.D5

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.7R0R

Entry Name: Park Gardens, Stairway to Park Street South

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373942

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32241

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Charles Wilson, architect; 1853-4. Monumental stairway
of grey granite, in 3 stages; linking Woodlands Terrace
and Park Gardens. Massive square piers at each stage;
lower part bull-faced with polished granite plinth
above; square coping stone. Bull-faced retaining wall
supporting balustrade with lesser intermediate die-
pedestals with cast-iron lamp brackets.

Statement of Interest

Completed in 1854 at a cost of $10,000.

D McLellan op cit.

Part of Woodlands Hill A Group.

Upgraded B to A 20.5.86

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