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Ravelston House, 994 Great Western Road, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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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

Plus Code: 9C7QVMMW+79

Entry Name: Ravelston House, 994 Great Western Road, Glasgow

Listing Name: 994 Great Western Road "Ravelston" and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 10 July 1989

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374281

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32332

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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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,

single sash.

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

to E.

Statement of Interest

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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