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5 Cleveden Road, Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8833 / 55°53'0"N

Longitude: -4.3031 / 4°18'11"W

OS Eastings: 256033

OS Northings: 667975

OS Grid: NS560679

Mapcode National: GBR 08B.SQ

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.WD23

Entry Name: 5 Cleveden Road, Boundary Walls and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374243

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32314

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

John Gordon, architect, circa 1877. Renaissance detailed villa, 2 storeys and basement with 3-storey tower feature at S.

Polished ashlar, channelled at ground with rusticated quoins.

E elevation: 3-bay with advanced wide single-storey porch. Steps with balustraded and scrolled parapet to architraved doorway with double-leaf panelled door. 4-light window to E. Porch with rounded angles, dentil corniced and blocking course.

All windows architraved bipartites; sash windows, plate glass glazing. Continuous dentil cornice over ground, cill strings at 1st, strings at eaves. Deep timber bracketted eaves; piended slate roofs, tall corniced axial stacks, some lotus cans.

N elevation: detailed as above; single-storey central curved projecting window, bipartite above. Flanking these, cartouche with portrait heads. Wallhead stacks with incised lotus cans.

S elevation: droved ashlar, with 2 low 2-storey service wings linked by keystoned arched gateway to glazed kitchen court.

W elevation: with polished ashlar bay to left with full-height bow windows. Otherwise stugged ashlar rear elevation largely obscured by large 2-storey modern brick addition.

Interior: acid etched vestibule door; hall with paired marbled colonnettes supporting elaborate coved coffered plasterwork ceiling. Rich ceiling and cornice plasterwork to most rooms, carved timber doorcases. Imperial staircase with elaborate cast-iron balusters.

Low ashlar boundary wall with pair of square corniced ashlar gatepiers.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Cleveden. Interior decoration of outstanding quality.

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