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1051 Great Western Road and Adjoining Retaining Walls and Balustrade (Carriages Restaurant)

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8842 / 55°53'2"N

Longitude: -4.3095 / 4°18'34"W

OS Eastings: 255640

OS Northings: 668079

OS Grid: NS556680

Mapcode National: GBR 07B.HF

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.SC1G

Entry Name: 1051 Great Western Road and Adjoining Retaining Walls and Balustrade (Carriages Restaurant)

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374265

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32317

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

J J Burnet, 1897. Built as Kelvinside Station in the style of an Italianate villa; converted to restaurant 1980. 2-storey, polished ashlar, stonecleaned.

Symmetrical 3-bay facade to Great Western Road. All windows architraved. Advanced wide canted central bay to ground floor; tripartite pilastered window to centre, at left, steps to narrow architraved doorway; single window to right, cornice and balustraded parapet to bay with die pedestals supporting urns. At 1st floor bipartite windows; that to centre flanked by squat columns supporting segmental hood with carved tympanum. Sash windows, multi-pane glazing. Continuous cornice over ground, band course to 1st floor cills. Doric frieze at eaves, deep mutule main cornice. Piended slate roof with

tall corniced stacks.

E ELEVATION 3-bay; door flanked by windows; 3 architraved windows to mezzanine and 1st floors. High screen wall to W supporting balustrade; hipped-roof single storey wing to W flank.

Rear elevation with modern brick addition. To SW curved stugged ashlar retaining wall supports balustrade.

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