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730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Curators House

A Category B Listed Building in Glasgow, Glasgow

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.8794 / 55°52'45"N

Longitude: -4.2889 / 4°17'20"W

OS Eastings: 256910

OS Northings: 667503

OS Grid: NS569675

Mapcode National: GBR 0CD.N4

Mapcode Global: WH3P2.2HY4

Entry Name: 730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Curators House

Listing Date: 15 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 374926

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32509

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Glasgow

County: Glasgow

Town: Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale

Traditional County: Lanarkshire

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Description

Charles Wilson, architect; 1840 with later alterations.
Asymmetrical 2-storey villa with single storey wing and
conservatory to W. Droved ashlar with polished margins,
quoins and basecourse, all windows with raised margins.
Plain doorway set in SE re-entrant angle. Advanced bay to
right with carefully balanced window arrangement: 2 4-pane
windows at ground flank blind arched opening, 2 smaller
2-pane windows above flank blind window, heavy bracketted
cornice. Otherwise, plain eaves cornice. Continuous band
course at 1st floor cills. Sash windows with a variety of
glazing patterns.
At rear, modern external steps to upper floor (converted
circa 1956). Tall corniced stacks, octagonal cans. Piended
slate roof with tile cresting.
Interior much altered; egg and dart cornice to ground floor
S room.

Statement of Interest

Part of the Botanic Gardens B Group

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