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Latitude: 55.8223 / 55°49'20"N
Longitude: -4.2766 / 4°16'35"W
OS Eastings: 257470
OS Northings: 661133
OS Grid: NS574611
Mapcode National: GBR 3R.66XK
Mapcode Global: WH3P8.8XSD
Plus Code: 9C7QRPCF+W9
Entry Name: 8 Millbrae Crescent, Glasgow
Listing Name: 2, 2A-38 (Even Nos) Millbrae Crescent
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374358
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32384
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Langside
Traditional County: Renfrewshire
Tagged with: Building
1876-7 in style of Robert Turnbull (of Thomson and
Turnbull) who continued to produce "Thomsonesque"
designs after Alexander Thomson's death in 1875.
Unusually long 2-storey terrace, curved on plan, with
paired gables at either end, paired doorcases throughout
(mainly 3-bay houses) each with Egyptian-derived central
column, 1st floor windows with pilasters rising out of
window jambs, anthemia in recessed panels between,
frieze with discs. Snecked and squared rubble with
polished dressings, mostly stone-cleaned, 2 houses (nos
26 and 32) painted; unmargined windows (plate glass
sashes), gable windows mullioned; deep bracketted eaves,
fret-worked timber gable-heads, chimney cans to Thomson
design; slated shallow-pitched roofs. Small front
Change of Category B to A 5.12.89. Cast iron railings to front gardens reinstated to original pattern in 1996.
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