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Latitude: 55.8831 / 55°52'59"N
Longitude: -4.304 / 4°18'14"W
OS Eastings: 255976
OS Northings: 667953
OS Grid: NS559679
Mapcode National: GBR 08B.LT
Mapcode Global: WH3P1.VDM8
Entry Name: 994 Great Western Road "Ravelston" and Gatepiers
Listing Date: 10 July 1989
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374281
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32332
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
John Gordon, architect, circa 1875. Classic polished ashlar
villa with additions in Tudor style by H O Tarbolton, 1910.
Original villa; 2 storeys, attic and basement.
3-bay elevation with steps oversailing basement to painted
ashlar tripartite doorpiece with fanlight. Sidelights and door
with small pane glazing, solid parapet to steps. Above door,
Flanking door, full-height square projecting windows with
pilastered mullions and continuous entablature, plate glass
sashes. Continuous detail cornice over ground. Timber mutule
eaves. Centrally placed bow dormer flanked by tall corniced
axial stacks. Slate roofs.
E flank and rear stugged ashlar.
To W and rear, full-height additions by H O Tarbolton to give
oratory with traceried bipartite lancets (facing E), nursery accommodation and further service quarters to rear. Polished
ashlar front elevation with full-height canted window to
left, bipartites to right, all mullioned and transomed with
small pane leaded glazing. Stugged ashlar rear with canted
entrance projection at left.
Deep parapet, tall corniced wallhead stacks.
Interior now largely altered.
Low coped boundary wall with tall square ashlar gatepiers
Part of Great Western Road A group. Hipped glazed porch added
by Simpson and Farmer, architects, 1894, plans in S R Archives
D of G: 1/3563; now demolished. Bishop Reid engaged Tarbolton
to carry out alterations circa 1910, he later worked on St
Brides Episcopal Church, Hyndland Road.
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