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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
Plus Code: 9C7QVPH6+PC
Entry Name: Curator's House, Botanic Gardens, 703 Great Western Road, Glasgow
Listing Name: 730 Great Western Road; Botanic Gardens, Curators House
Listing Date: 15 December 1970
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 374926
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB32509
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Partick East/Kelvindale
Traditional County: Lanarkshire
Tagged with: Building
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
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
Part of the Botanic Gardens B Group
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