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137-159 (Odd Nos) Broomhill Drive

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8761 / 55°52'34"N

Longitude: -4.321 / 4°19'15"W

OS Eastings: 254891

OS Northings: 667211

OS Grid: NS548672

Mapcode National: GBR 05F.59

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.LKLM

Entry Name: 137-159 (Odd Nos) Broomhill Drive

Listing Date: 10 July 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374192

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32290

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Victoria Park

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Architect, WM Whyte of 103 West Regent Street, Glasgow, circa 1905. 4-storey basement and attic tenement. Scots Baronial. 20 unequal bays, 1st, 5th, 6th, 10th, 11th, 15th, 16th, 20th bays canted. Stugged coursers with stugged ashlar central section, bull-nosed snecked S return. Symmetrical group of 4 5-bay sections. Each section with sash and case windows, many altered. 3 stairs oversailing basement area, central close entry, narrow, margined lights to either side with sculptured tympana, corbelled, blind balustraded balcony to bipartite

above. Ground floor rope-moulded cornice. 1st floor rope-moulded margined windows arranged 3-1-2-1-3, elaborate strapwork over console corniced central windows. 2nd floor windows on stepped cill band and linked by continuous hoodmould sculptured aprons to outer canted bays, central pointed windows. 3rd floor windows 2 and 1-light steeply pedimented decorative dormers, taller central gable, corbelled out at 2nd floor; flanking tourelles with elaborate finials. Half-hipped slate roof. Interlaced cast-iron boundary railings.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Inverclyde Gardens. Designed originally for Alex Morrison and others and approved on 12 May 1899. Amended design for Andrew Kesson and others approved by Scotstoun Estates Office on 16 August 1902.

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