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Latitude: 55.869 / 55°52'8"N
Longitude: -4.2809 / 4°16'51"W
OS Eastings: 257371
OS Northings: 666337
OS Grid: NS573663
Mapcode National: GBR 0FH.8V
Mapcode Global: WH3P2.6RQ2
Plus Code: 9C7QVP99+JJ
Entry Name: 8 Park Terrace, Glasgow
Listing Name: 1-21 (Inclusive Nos) Park Terrace and 18-24 (Inclusive Nos) Woodlands Terrace and 2-4 (Even Nos) Park Terrace East Lane and 3 Park Street South
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 373969
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32245
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Hillhead
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
Charles Wilson, architect, 1855. French Renaissance pair of symmetrical curved terraces. 3 storeys and attic over basement; terminal pavilions slightly taller and with individual roofs. Polished ashlar, channelled at ground, painted or stonecleaned. 2-bay elevation per house, each with 2-storey canted bay windows with plain parapet.
Steps oversailing basement to tripartite doorpieces with consoled cornices; continued as 1st floor band course.
All windows architraved; tripartite above bays; 1st floor with lion mask consoles and cornices; 2nd floor pavilion windows also corniced. Sash windows, plate glass or 4-pane glazing. Continuous string courses at 1st and 2nd floor cills; bracketted cornice. Round headed dormers with spike finials; pavilion dormers grouped as pedimented Venetian windows. End and axial stacks; those to Park Street South with incised geometric decoration; steeply pitched slate roofs. Good cast-iron railings to basements and some steps; otherwise step parapet of stone with scroll details.
Interiors: Corinthian column screens: good plasterwork ceilings and cast-iron balusters to stairs. Flanks detailed as pavilions with single storey canted bay window to 1st floor except at No 1 Park Terrace which has square bay window. No 1 Park Terrace single storey
addition to rear (3 Park Street South) billiard room with interior by J A Campbell 1900; painted ashlar, broken pedimented niche above door and square end bay.
Interior: panelled with inglenook fireplace, plaster frieze and stained glass. Elaborately carved doors. No 14 and 19 Park Terrace; doors now tripartite windows.
Flank to 24 Woodlands Terrace: 2-4 Park Terrace East Lane corniced ashlar mews/billiard room.
Part of Woodlands Hill A Group.
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