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Latitude: 55.8738 / 55°52'25"N
Longitude: -4.3272 / 4°19'37"W
OS Eastings: 254496
OS Northings: 666968
OS Grid: NS544669
Mapcode National: GBR 03G.X4
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.HMND
Entry Name: 26-40 (Even Nos) Balshagray Drive with Retaining Walls and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 10 July 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374168
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32286
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Victoria Park
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
John Smellie Sen. 1892-95. Long terrace of wide 3-bay, 2-storey houses. Ashlar with squared, snecked rubble side and rear elevations. Plinth, band course between storeys, cill course to 1st. Central wide entrances with wide 2-leaf doors, inner doors mostly with etched glass (No 28 with stained glass) panels.
Tripartites to left, canted balustraded window to right at ground, pattern mirrored around centre. 2 tripartites at centre with central bipartite; plate glass sashes. Deep, bracketted eaves. Slate roof; end, ridge, roof slope and wallhead covered stacks. Single storey rear gabled projections.
Low retaining front walls and stumpy battered gatepiers.
Built for John Smellie Jun., wright and builder, of Balshagray Avenue (now Balshagray Drive). A simplified version, with minor internal and external alterations, of John Burnet, Son & Campbell's 1888 terrace to the north for the same builder.
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