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63, 65, 69, 71, 73, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89 St George's Road and 10, 14, 18, 20, 24 28 Woodlands Road

A Category B Listed Building in Hillhead, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8679 / 55°52'4"N

Longitude: -4.2716 / 4°16'17"W

OS Eastings: 257948

OS Northings: 666195

OS Grid: NS579661

Mapcode National: GBR 0HJ.57

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.CR4Y

Entry Name: 63, 65, 69, 71, 73, 77, 79, 81, 83, 85, 87, 89 St George's Road and 10, 14, 18, 20, 24 28 Woodlands Road

Listing Date: 20 May 1986

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374016

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32249

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Hillhead

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

F Burnet and W J Boston, architects; circa 1900. Edwardian baroque of tenements with baronial details occupying corner site on St Georges Road/Woodlands Road; main facade to corner (Nos 63-65) 4 storeys and attics; shops at ground. 2-bay corner elevation, projecting slightly at ground, with balustraded balcony over; 10-bay flanks. Polished red ashlar.

Main (corner) facade: 2-bays of canted oriels rise through 1st, 2nd and 3rd floors. Attic storey windows segmentally arched with carved spandrels. Flanking these oriels, 2 tourelles corbelled from angles. at 2nd floor, linked at attics by corbelled balcony with cast-iron balustrade, and at eaves by ashlar balustrade with central clock feature. Lead ogee-dome roofs with lead finials to tourelles. Steeply pitched French roof with cast-iron balustrade.

Symmetrical flanks with near full-height canted oriels (aedicular detail at 2nd floor with a variety of pediment heads) rising to segmental gable with tripartite window. Otherwise single light or bipartite sash windows; plate glass glazing. Continuous string course at 3rd floor cills. Roof balustrade between gables. Some tall wallhead stacks, axial stacks; slate roofs.

Statement of Interest

Built for Glasgow Corporation. Part of B group with 22-48 (even nos) Woodlands Road.

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