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1089 Great Western Road, 1 Whittingehame Gardens

A Category C Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8859 / 55°53'9"N

Longitude: -4.3148 / 4°18'53"W

OS Eastings: 255315

OS Northings: 668286

OS Grid: NS553682

Mapcode National: GBR 069.FT

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.PBJ3

Entry Name: 1089 Great Western Road, 1 Whittingehame Gardens

Listing Date: 22 December 1992

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374271

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32322

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Fryers and Penman, circa 1903. 2-storey Edwardian villa in Scottish revival style incorporating Scots Baronial and 17th century Renaissance detail. Bull-faced red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Cill courses; string course, ashlar mullioned windows with stop chamfered arrises; crenellated parapet to projecting windows; crowstepped dormerheads to windows breaking eaves; masque decoration to 1st floor window aprons on N elevation; balustraded parapet with urn-like finials to dies to full-height canted windows on N elevation.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: 3-bay elevation with 2-storey block recesed to right (W) and porch in re-entrant angle. Advanced ashlar porch, rope moulded surround, balustraded parapet, raised panel to centre with monogram SWD, 2-leaf panelled doors. Dormerheaded window to left above porch. Taller crowstepped gable to right of porch with full-height canted window. Advanced 3-bay block to left with bipartite window to centre at ground, finialled dormerheaded window above. Full-height canted windows of 1-2-1 lights to right. Full-height semi-octagonal bay canted out from left angle, regular fenestration, small bartizan in angle to right.

E ELEVATION: advanced 2-storey block to centre, canted window, dormerheaded bipartite window above. V-plan window projecting to right, similarly detailed bipartite window above, wallhead stack to right. Single storey and attic, single bay to outer left, window at ground, dormerheaded window above.

2-pane timber sash and case windows. Grey/green slate roof. Coped, red sandstone stacks.

Statement of Interest

One of ten villas known as Whittingehame Gardens, designed by Fryers and Penman and built by George Hamilton. There are two designs used for the row (except for No 7). No 1 is the same as nos 3, 6, 8 and 10.

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