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8 Devonshire Terrace, Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Latitude: 55.8832 / 55°52'59"N

Longitude: -4.3067 / 4°18'24"W

OS Eastings: 255811

OS Northings: 667964

OS Grid: NS558679

Mapcode National: GBR 08B.2S

Mapcode Global: WH3P1.TDC7

Plus Code: 9C7QVMMV+78

Entry Name: 8 Devonshire Terrace, Glasgow

Listing Name: 1-9 (Inclusive Nos) Devonshire Terrace, and Devonshire Terrace Lane, Great Western Road

Listing Date: 22 March 1977

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374848

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32496

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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James Thomson, architect; circa 1883. Classically detailed
terrace of 9 houses, never completed and thus severely
truncated at W. Polished ashlar, partly stonecleaned. 2
storeys attics and basement with 3-storey terminal pavilions
of 2-bay houses. Wide flights of steps oversailing basement
to Ionic distyle in antis porch; tripartite doorpiece with
glazed sidelights; recessed double-leaf panelled doors. To
left of door; 2-storey canted window rises from basement. All
other windows architraved, consoled and pedimented at 1st
floor. Sash windows, plate glass glazing.
3 storey pavilions; 2-bays per house; canted window to left,
doorpiece to right; detailed as above. 2nd floor windows in
moulded architraves, (tripartite over canted windows.)
Continuous string courses to all cills. Mutule main cornice,
bracketted at pavilions. Deep parapet interrupted by
aedicular pedimented dormers, alternately single or 3-light.
Corniced axial stacks, mostly octagonal flues; slate roofs.
Cast-iron railings to basement. Solid scrolled ashlar parapet
to steps.
East flank: similarly detailed. Droved ashlar rear.
Coped rubble boundary wall to Devonshire Terrace Lane.
Mews cottages at Nos 18, 28 and 32 Devonshire Terrace Lane;
stugged painted ashlar, carriage entrances now windows; axial
corniced stacks.

Statement of Interest

Formerly Marlborough Terrace but known as Goldsmith Terrace

1931-33. Became Devonshire Terrace in 1933. Plans show a

long terrace of 58 bays, never completed.

Part of Great Western Road A group.

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