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1-18 Queen's Crescent and 106 West Princes Street and 1 and 2 Melrose Street

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8707 / 55°52'14"N

Longitude: -4.2699 / 4°16'11"W

OS Eastings: 258063

OS Northings: 666500

OS Grid: NS580665

Mapcode National: GBR 0HH.H8

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.CPXT

Entry Name: 1-18 Queen's Crescent and 106 West Princes Street and 1 and 2 Melrose Street

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Last Amended: 8 May 1975

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373997

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32247

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Bryce, architect, 1840. Classical curved terrace
bisected by Melrose Street, laid out around D-shaped
garden; 5-bay flank to 106 West Princes Street. 2
storeys with attics and basement; 3-storey, 5-bay
terminal pavilions. Ashlar, droved at basement,
channelled at ground, mostly painted. Steps oversailing
basement to shallow Roman Doric engaged pillar
doorpieces; pavilions have Roman Doric columnar
porches. Recessed tripartite door with pilastered jambs;
sidelights and fanlights. All upper windows architraved
(many chiselled off) those at 1st floor corniced.
1st floor pavilion windows aproned and with bracketted
pediment. Sash windows, mainly plate glass glazing;
some small-pane glazing. Band/string courses between
floors; eaves course; cornice; blocking course (plain
parapet at pavilions) intermittent pierced roof
balustrade, with dormers behind. Axial stacks, plain
flues; slate roofs. Return elevation: 106 West Princes
Street 5-bays, detailed as pavilions. Decorative
cast-iron railings to basement and steps; some modern. No
5 with coloured leaded glass door.
Interior plasterwork good; corniced ceiling work to No
14.

Statement of Interest

Part of Queen's Crescent B Group.

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