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2, 2a-38 (Even Nos) Millbrae Crescent

A Category A Listed Building in Langside, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8222 / 55°49'19"N

Longitude: -4.2749 / 4°16'29"W

OS Eastings: 257576

OS Northings: 661113

OS Grid: NS575611

Mapcode National: GBR 3R.678W

Mapcode Global: WH3P8.9XLH

Entry Name: 2, 2a-38 (Even Nos) Millbrae Crescent

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374370

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32384

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Langside

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

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Description

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
gardens.
Asymmetrical flanks.

Statement of Interest

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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