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1095 Great Western Road, 4 Whittingehame Garden

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8863 / 55°53'10"N

Longitude: -4.3158 / 4°18'56"W

OS Eastings: 255255

OS Northings: 668329

OS Grid: NS552683

Mapcode National: GBR 069.7N

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.P92V

Entry Name: 1095 Great Western Road, 4 Whittingehame Garden

Listing Date: 22 December 1992

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374274

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32325

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Fryers & Penman, circa 1903. 2-storey Edwardian villa in Scottish revival style incorporating Scots Baronial and 17th century Renaissance details. Bull-faced red sandstone with ashlar dressings. Cill courses; string course; ashlar mullioned windows with stop-chamfered arrises; cartouche decoration to 1st floor window aprons on N elevation; crowstepped dormerheads to windows breaking eaves.

N (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: recessed bay to centre with doorway off-centre left, 2-leaf panelled door, screened by full-width loggia/porch with tripartite basket-arched arcade, rope-moulded surround to arches, entrance to centre bay, ashlar balustrade on stone base between arches to flanking bays, balustraded parapet with raised panel to centre with masque decoration. Dormerheaded window off-centre left at 1st floor. Fulll-height semi-octogonal bay canted out from right angle, regular fenestration, balustraded parapet with urn-like finials to dies. Bay to left with full-height canted windows of 1-2-1 lights.

E ELEVATION: deep canted stair window to centre, 3 small windows at ground, 3 tall, tramsomed stair lights above. Bipartite window to left, dormerheaded bipartite window above. Single storey service wing to outer left.

S (REAR) ELEVATION: single storey service wing to right. Irregular fenestration at ground and 1st floor.

W ELEVATION: V-plan window projecting to centre, crenellated parapet. Dormerheaded bipartite window above. Full-height canted windows of 1-2-1 lights to right.

Timber sash and case windows. Art Nouveau stained glass panes to upper sashes. Grey/green slate roof, coped ashlar stacks with broader ashlar panels at base flanked by 'beak skewputts'. Cast-iron rainwater goods.

INTERIOR: fine unaltered Edwardian interior with original Art Nouveau chimneypieces, fixtures and fittings. Stained glass to half-glazed vestibule door with flanking lights. Plain cornices. Wainscott to hall, double return timber stair with balusters, stained glass panels to stair window.

GARAGE: rectangular-plan. Bull-faced snecked red sandstone, ashlar dressings. Gabled (N) entrance elevation with double doors. E elevation; 2 bipartite windows with single window to outer left. Grey/green slate roof. Ashlar coped skews.

GATEPIERS: red sandstone ashlar drum piers with pyramidal caps.

Statement of Interest

One of the few remaining villas in this row which is still in single residential use and the last to retain all its original features. Notes as No 1 Whittingehame Gardens. No 4 is the same design as Nos 2, 5 and 9.

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